Adolescence--Part 2

Adolescence--Part 2 - ANNOUNCEMENTS Quiz grade Grading...

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1 ANNOUNCEMENTS Quiz grade –Grading ―Currently, equaly numbers of females and males appear as central characters in …‖ ―Which of the following statements about TV depiction of older adults is/are true?‖ EXAM on THURSDAY!! Study HARD! Bring #2 Pencil for exam Specific Health Issues Body Image Eating Disorders Sexuality Eating Disorders Poor body image and cultural pressures can lead to eating disorders Anorexia and Bulimia—most common Anorexia---refusal to maintain a normal body weight, fear of gaining weight, distorted body image, and amenorrhea Bulimia—recurring episodes of binge eating, followed by purging activities to control body weight Eating Disorders Anorexia is the 3 rd most common chronic illness among adolescent girls Less common among Hispanic and Af-Am girls— BUT has increased in last 10 yrs Onset—early to mid-teens Eating disorders—highest mortality rate of ANY mental illness!!!! Only 1 out of 10 get treatment!
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