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Exam 2 Text Review - Exam 2 Review (Text Terms) Chapter 15...

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Exam 2 Review (Text Terms) Chapter 15 - Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa – A pursuit of thinness that leads people to starve themselves. Bulimia Nervosa – A cycle of bingeing followed by extreme behaviors (vomiting) to prevent weight gain. Binge-eating disorder – Regularly binge but do not engage in behaviors to purge what they eat. Amenorrhea – Condition in which women stop having menstrual periods due to their weight loss Restricting type of anorexia nervosa – People who simply refuse to eat as a way of preventing weight gain. Binge/purge type of anorexia nervosa – People who periodically engage in bingeing or purging behaviors. Differs from bulimia in that people continue to be at least 15% below a healthy body weight and women usually develop amenorrhea. Binging – Uncontrolled eating. Purging type of bulimia nervosa – People who use self-induced vomiting or purging medications to control their weight. Non-purging type of bulimia nervosa – People who use excessive exercise or fasting to control their weight but do not engage in purging. Enmeshed families – Families of people with anorexia. Set point – A person’s natural weight, and is determined in part by a person’s metabolic rate, which is influenced by genetics. Chapter 9 - Mood Disorders: Bipolar disorder – Disorder marked by cycles between manic episodes and depressive episodes; also called manic-depression. 1
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Mania – State of persistently elevated mood, feelings of grandiosity, overenthusiasm, racing thoughts, rapid speech, and impulsive actions. Depression – State marked by either a sad mood or a loss of interest in one’s usual activities, as well as feelings of hopelessness, suicidal ideation, psychomotor agitation or retardation, and trouble concentrating. Unipolar depression – Type of depression consisting of depressive symptoms but without manic episodes. Delusions – Fixed beliefs with no basis in reality. (Believing you have committed a terrible sin, you are being punished, or that you have killed/hurt someone). Hallucinations – Perceptual experiences that are not real. (Hearing voices telling them to kill somebody or themselves) Major depression – Requires that a person experience either depressed mood or loss of interest in usual activities, plus at least four other symptoms of depression chronically for at least two weeks. In addition, these symptoms have to be severe enough to interfere with the person’s ability to function in everyday life. Dysthymic disorder – Type of depression that is less sever than major depression but more chronic; diagnosis requires that presence of a sad mood or anhedonia (a lost interest in everything in life), plus two other symptoms of depression, for at least two years, during which symptoms do not remit for two months or longer Double depression – People who experience both Major depression and dysthymic disorder. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
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