Test 4 - March 26

Test 4 - March 26 - March 26, 2012 I. Understanding Eating...

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March 26, 2012 I. Understanding Eating Disorders a. Biological Factors a.i. Eating disorders “run in families” a.ii. Set point a.ii.1. Body saying this is healthy weight for you based on metabolic weight and genetics a.ii.2. Once dieting or AN/BN, body wants to go back to healthy weight a.iii. Hypothalamus a.iii.1. Key role in regulating eating a.iii.2. Imbalance in neurotransmitters (serotonin) affect eating disorders a.iii.2.a. Often why we see eating disorders comorbid with depression b. Sociocultural Factors b.i. We are aesthetically obsessed b.ii. We have decided the human body should look a certain way b.iii. We have learned how the human body can be manipulated b.iv. For some reason, everyone is dissatisfied b.iv.1. 38% of normal weight women think they are overweight; 2/3 of college women b.iv.2. 1/3 of women say they “never diet” b.iv.3. 1.6 million people get Botox b.v. Media b.v.1. 10x more diet articles in women’s than men’s magazines b.v.2. Immediate effects
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course CLP 4193 taught by Professor Melissamitchell during the Spring '12 term at FSU.

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Test 4 - March 26 - March 26, 2012 I. Understanding Eating...

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