PSYC 1 - PSYC 134 – Eating Disorders LECTURE 1 – •...

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Unformatted text preview: PSYC 134 – Eating Disorders LECTURE 1 – 1/6/09 • Prof Amanda Roberts • Book questions = separate material, unique to book, not to reinforce the lecture material • READ first 4 chapters of Adonis LECTURE 2 – 1/8/09 Cultural perspectives on body image THE EATING DISORDERS • DSM 4 o Anorexia Nervosa (AN) o Bulimia Nervosa (BN) o Eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS) Binge eating disorder Sub-threshold AN & BN • These are the three main diagnoses • But what about…? o Dieting, overeating, fast food addiction, obsessive thoughts about food/eating, guilt after eating, thoughts about amount of exercise to compensate for food, emotional eating, diet and weight related pathology WHAT IS NON-DISORDER EATING? Diagram for Disorder BODY IMAGE • Subjective experiences about one’s physical appearance o How you feel about how you look • Eating disorders and body image o Disturbance in perception of body shape and weight Body size distortion (think you are a different size than you are), body dissatisfaction o Self-evaluation overly affected by body shape and weight body image investment • Measurement of Body image: body distortion o Body-part size estimation...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2009 for the course PSYC psyc 134 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.

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PSYC 1 - PSYC 134 – Eating Disorders LECTURE 1 – •...

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