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Chapter 8 Eating and Sleep Disorders
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Eating Disorders: An Overview Two major types of DSM-IV-TR eating disorders Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa Severe disruptions in eating behavior Extreme fear and apprehension about gaining weight Strong sociocultural origins – Westernized views 
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Eating Disorders: An Overview  (continued) Other subtypes of DSM-IV-TR eating disorders Binge eating disorder Obesity – A growing epidemic
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Bulimia Nervosa: Overview and  Defining Features  Binge eating – hallmark of bulimia Binge  Eating excess amounts of food Eating is perceived as uncontrollable
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Bulimia Nervosa: Overview and  Defining Features  (continued) Compensatory behaviors Purging  Self-induced vomiting, diuretics, laxatives Some exercise excessively, whereas others fast
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Bulimia Nervosa: Overview and  Defining Features  (continued) DSM-IV-TR subtypes of bulimia Purging subtype – most common subtype  Nonpurging subtype – about one-third of bulimics
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course PSYCH 350 taught by Professor Conger during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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