psy 202 6-2-09

psy 202 6-2-09 - PSY 202 6/2/09 Week 10 Lecture 1 Eating...

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PSY 202 6/2/09 Week 10 Lecture 1 Eating Problems pg 392 – 394 Kinds of Motivation pg 397 – 401 Eating Disorders I. Bulimia Nervosa a. Characterized by cycles ob binging and purging b. Purging methods i. Throwing up ii. Laxatives c. Primarily eating ameliorates anxiety d. Feel guilty and ashamed from binge leads to the desire to purge e. Typically maintain an average weight II. Anorexia Nervosa a. Intense fear of being fat b. Body image is extremely distorted c. Sever restrictions on diet and exercise d. Can be fatal III. Home Environment a. Related to body image focus by the parents – may be direct of indirect (parents focus on themselves and their own body image affects children) b. High perfectionists standards (can be anything- not just body image) c. Competitive IV. Culture Environment a. Media portrayals b. Weight conscious cultures have higher rates of anorexia c. Men in the US are more likely to be overweight d. Women in the US are more likely to perceive themselves as over weight
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