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Unformatted text preview: (dont want to do things wrong), controlled High rate of eating disorders in families, 7% of family members have anorexia, 5-7% have some other variant of eating disorders High levels of Serotonin in anorexic people brains, reduces appetite and obsessive/anxious behavior--Dieting/starvation may be a way to reduce Serotonin to reduce anxiety Anorexia one of the most difficult psychiatric diseases to treat, 50% of patients relapse within first year.--Group and individual therapy crucial Bulimia--Most people who develop around 18 yrs old, and normal weight--Prozac helps many bulimic patients to help regulate mood and help their purging--Most people also benefit from psychotherapy, CBT--50% of people who receive treatment are cured...
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- Spring '08