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Abnormal Psychology Summer of 2019 Exam Three Study Guide Chapter Ten: Eating Disorders Know the diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa A disorder marked by the pursuit of extreme thinness and by extreme loss of weight. - Refusal to maintain body weight 85% of what is normal - Fear of gaining weight - Distorted body image - Amenorrhea - Onset is early adolescence Know the diagnostic criteria for bulimia nervosa A disorder marked by frequent eating binges that are following forced vomiting or other types of “purging” or compensatory behaviors to avoid the gaining of weight. - Eating in discrete period of time - Compensatory behavior or purging - At least twice a week for 3 months - Weight is within normal range - Onset is late adolescence / early adulthood Understand the concept of the binge-eating disorder Recurrent episodes of binge eating. - Eating in discrete period of time - Lack of control - 3+ symptoms when binging - Distress - At least once a week for 3 months Be aware of the biological dimension of eating disorders, such as genetics/heritability, dopamine receptors, and pubertal weight gain Understand the psychological dimension of eating disorders, such as body image dissatisfaction, low self-esteem, lack of control, childhood abuse, and perfectionism Understand the social/sociocultural dimension of eating disorders, such as family dynamics, history of being weight teased, body objectification, media, and societal pressures in Western cultures Understand some of the treatment experiences for anorexia Understand some of the treatment experiences for bulimia
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correct the abnormal eating patterns, as well as to address the underlying issues that may have triggered the disorder - exercise control - western society Know the definition of obesity, as well as the general parameters of the condition body mass index (BMI) in excess of 30. Chapter Eleven: Substance-Related and Other Addictive Disorders Be able to explain the differences between Substance Intoxication, Substance Use and Substance Abuse Substance Intoxication: Cluster of temporary undesirable behavioral & psychological changes that develop during or shortly after the ingestion of a substance. Substance Use Disorder: Patterns of long-term maladaptive behaviors and reactions brought about by repeated use of a substance, sometimes including tolerance and withdrawal reactions. -2+/11 symptoms including tolerance + withdrawal Know that the two primary diagnostic criteria related to the concept of addiction are tolerance and withdrawal Tolerance: The brain and body’s need for ever larger doses of a drug in order to produce earlier effects. Withdrawal: Unpleasant, sometimes dangerous reactions that may occur when people who use a drug regularly stop taking or reduce the amounts of the drug.
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