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Katelyn Fish In the article, “Caffeine, Artificial Sweetener, and Fluid Intake in Anorexia Nervosa,” a study is done to look at how much caffeine, artificial sweeteners, and fluid intake, specifically water, is consumed and for what purposes in patients with anorexia nervosa. The group of 70 participants, which were found in the Midwestern United States, was divided into two sub types, anorexia nervosa restricting (AN-R) participants and anorexia nervosa binge-purge (AN-B/P) participants. Their daily intake of caffeine, artificial sweeteners, and water was documented in with a system known as the Nutritional Data Systems for Research (NDS-R). The reason this study was performed was because it has been said that people with eating disorders have an inclination to consume higher amounts of caffeine, artificial sweeteners, and water than normal people. No prior studies have been documented, making this study the first. The hypothesis of this study was that “the participants with AN-B/P would
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course PSYC 3230 taught by Professor Hoyt during the Fall '08 term at UGA.

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