Notes Test 3 - ,Understanding Eating Disorders Eating...

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,Understanding Eating Disorders Eating disorders on campus UGA statistics o Diagnosed or treated within the past year Anorexia- 0% male 1.3% female Bulimia- 0% male 1.6% female o Behaviors in past 30 days Dieting Women 46% Men 28% Vomiting, taking laxatives or diet pills to lose weight Women 8-9% Biopsychosocial Disease Biological factors Psychological Factors o Personality traits o Mood disorders o Obsessive or compulsive tendencies Social Factors o Life events: Trauma Transitions Relationships Dieting** Number one trigger for health disorders************* o Cultural standards o Unrealistic images
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o Obsession for control Risk factors for men o Teasing o Unrealistic body portrayals o Societal images for masculinity o Sexuality o Sports fitness related disorders Why don’t they just eat? o Eating disorder provides: Sense of control Sense of stability Feeling of calmness Avoidance of feelings, numb the pain Feeling of success Physical effects of anorexia o Brain and nerves, hair, heart, blood, muscles and joints, kidneys, body fluids, intestines, hormones, skin Physical effects of bulimia o Brain, cheeks, mouth, throat and esophagus, muscles, stomach, skin, hormones, intestines, body fluids, heart, blood Binge eating and compulsive overeating o What is it? o Prevalence- eating fast, not hungry, eat alone due to embarrassment o Most prevalent Consequence of binge eating o Physical consequence Obesity
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High cholesterol and BP Gallbladder disease Diabetes Heart disease o Mental consequences Depression Difficult sleeping Suicidal thoughts Concerned about a friend? o Approach the person in a private place o Be patient o If they are in immediate physical danger (passing out, extreme confusion) get them to a hospital or UHC urgent care o For more help, call CAPS dept. University health center- eating disorder evaluation o Initial contact: phone consultation with Counseling and Psychological Services o Appt with psychologist o Psychological testing o Physical exam with PA o Nutritional assessment and counseling Challenge to change the culture o Respect our bodies o Talk positively o Accept beauty in all shapes and sizes o Appreciate one another for contributions, intellect Minerals
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Bottled Water o 1 in 15 households use bottled water 250-10000 times the cost of tap water Not safer than tap water Test of 1000 bottles of 103 brands o 33% contaminated with bacteria, arsenic, or synthenic organic chemicals 25% of bottled water is drawn from tap Water o 60% of adult body weight
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