New Microsoft Word Document - Copy (13).docx - RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are the most common eating disorder

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RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are the most common eating disorder syndrome. (Smith, 2014). People with anorexia have a real fear of weight gain and a distorted view of their body size and shape. As a result, they cannot maintain a normal weight. Many teens with anorexia restrict their food intake by dieting, fasting, or excessive exercise. They hardly eat at all and become obsessed with the desire to further reduce the amount of their food. People with anorexia will start by eating a lot of food and then trying to get rid of calories by forcing themselves to vomit, use laxatives, excessive exercise, or some combination of these. Bulimia is similar to anorexia. People who suffer bulimia will be partied with food (overeating) and then tries to compensate in an extreme way, such as forced vomiting or excessive exercise, to prevent weight gain. Over time, these measures can be harmful - both physically and emotionally. They also can cause compulsive behaviors or people who are hard to stop. (Hall, 2014). People with bulimia often eat large amounts at once (often junk food), and this is
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