March 21_Eating Disorders

March 21_Eating Disorders - -Characterized by binges of...

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March 21, 2008 Anorexia Nervosa - Intense fear of weight gain & a distorted body image - To be classified under this you must be underweight - Prevalence is 1 in 100 will become anorexia - 4- 8% are male - Most ppl develop anorexia in high school - 10% of ppl die from anorexia - Cognitive distortion o Ppl w/ anorexia often see someone who is fat and ugly when it’s not reality - Some binge and purge Bulimia
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Unformatted text preview: -Characterized by binges of eating followed by self-induced purging-Has a prevalence of 1 in 100 however its 4 %. So its more likely that college students have bulimia-10-15% are males-Typically develops in or shortly after college years Pro – Ana Pro – Mia These groups believe that it is a lifestyle choice like veganism. And that it’s not a disorder Thinspiration...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Rose during the Spring '07 term at IUP.

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