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Eating Disorders 1
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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 Other subtypes of DSM-IV-TR eating disorders Binge eating disorder Obesity – A growing epidemic 2
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Anorexia Nervosa An eating disorder in which a person is obsessed by thoughts of an unattainable image of “perfect” thinness Diagnostic Criteria: A. Refusal to maintain body weight at or above a minimally normal weight for age and height 3
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Diagnostic Criteria: Anorexia A (cont). Body weight less than 85% than that expected; or failure to make expected weight gains leading to <85% B. Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat, even when underweight C. Distorted idea of body image, denial of seriousness of current weight D. Amenorrhea: No periods for 3 consecutive months 4
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Anorexia: Two subtypes Restricting Limit caloric intake via diet and fasting Less than 1000 calories a day Binge-eating-purging Laxatives, self-induced vomiting, diuretics Eat smaller amounts of foods and purge more frequently than those with bulimia About 50% of cases 6
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This note was uploaded on 10/09/2011 for the course PSY 4301 taught by Professor Rocio during the Spring '10 term at Texas Tech.

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