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Unformatted text preview: Anorexia nervosa Bulimia nervosa Binge-eating Pica Features and definition Fear of obesity that does not diminish with weight loss; distorted body image; weight loss of 25% or more of original body weight; refusal to maintain normal weight; no known causative medical or psychological illness To diagnose, must include: recurrent binges; awareness of abnormality; inability to stop; depression and/or shame after event; no known causative medical or psychological illness Must have 3 or more: consumption of high-kcal foods; inconspicuous eating during binges; binge stopped only by pain, sleep, interruption, or purging; repeated attempts at weight loss; weight fluctuations of 10 lbs. or more To diagnose, must include: awareness of abnormality; fear or inability to stop; depression; obsessive- compulsive tendencies; no known medical or psychological illness Must have 3 or more: recurrent binges; consumption of high- kcal foods; inconspicuous bingeing; binge stopped only by pain, sleep, or interruption; high body weight; obsession re: food, eating, or weight Repeated eating of non-food substances; must persist for longer than one month; cannot be secondary to some other disorder Incidence & demograp hics Higher in U.S. and other industrialized nations; affects 3% of U.S. college women; incidence in men small but growing; first described in 1689 (UK) Higher in U.S. and other industrialized nations; affects 9- 10% of U.S. college women; incidence in men growing; named as disease in 1979 Higher in U.S. and other industrialized...
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course NUTRI SCI 132 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '08 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Fall '08