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Unformatted text preview: methods Emergency methods 3 Anorexia nervosa Symptoms Low body weight (<85% of normal) Fear of gaining weight or being fat Body image disturbances Amenorrhea Consequences High rate of mortality (20%) Effects of malnutrition Bulimia nervosa Symptoms Binge eating Feeling of no control Compensating for binge Occurs with regularity (2x per week) Disturbance in body image Consequences Imbalance of acid/ base Can result in convulsions or coma Teeth problems Lung aspiration Ipecac misuse: muscle atrophy, including heart muscle Laxative misuse: Low potassium, dehydration, normal bowel functioning Suicide Depression Gender Heritability Lack of treatment Suicide Rates Gender...
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2010 for the course PSYCH 4 taught by Professor Ritabutterfield during the Fall '10 term at Santa Rosa.
- Fall '10