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Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Dr. Nolan Zane Dr. Nolan Zane
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Prevalence and types -- estimated that 35 Prevalence and types -- estimated that 35 percent of women engage in binge eating; 8 percent of women engage in binge eating; 8 percent control through self-induced percent control through self-induced vomiting; 6 percent by laxative abuse; eating vomiting; 6 percent by laxative abuse; eating disorder prevalence is around 9%. However, disorder prevalence is around 9%. However, 15% of young women have disordered 15% of young women have disordered eating habits and attitudes. eating habits and attitudes.
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Anorexia nervosa: Refusal to maintain normal weight, obsessive fear of becoming fat, body image distortion (denial and not recognizing thinness), and (in girls) missing three or more menstrual cycles; essentially self- starvation. Complications: Heart arrhythmias, low blood pressure, slow heart rate Mortality: 10 percent Subtypes Restricting and constant fasting – introverted, little distress or dysphoria over fasting.
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Binge eating/purging - more extroverted, anxious, depressed, older Prevalence Ranges from 0.5 to 1.0 percent of females Peak years 15 to 19 Increase in early onset (ages 8 to 13)
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Bulimia nervosa (BN) -- Binge eating of high-caloric food at least 2X/week for 3 months, loss of control over eating. Followed by compensatory behaviors involving purging
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course PSC 49640 taught by Professor Schleper during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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