Eating Disorders - Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Eating...

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Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Eating Disorder Terms: Anorexia Nervosa: Eating disorder characterized by a refusal to maintain a normal body weight; self starvation Bulimia Nervosa: Binge-purge syndrome -Consumption of extremely large amounts of kilocalories at one time followed by rapid “removal” of those kilocalories Orthorexia: Obsession/over attention to the “healthfulness” of food Binge Eating Disorder Binge only syndrome Typical Signs of Anorexia Nervosa: 1. Rigid dieting causing dramatic weight loss 2. Distorted body image 3. Rituals involving food 4. Maintenance of rigid control in lifestyle 5. Feeling of panic after small weight gain/intense fear of becoming fat 6. Preoccupation with food 7. Helplessness in the presence of food Physical Signs of Anorexia Nervosa: 1. Body weight of 85% IBW or less 2. 3 consecutive missed periods or more (amenorrhea) 3. Bradycardia 4. Lanugo
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5. Low metabolic rate 6. Low body temperature 7. Loss of heart tissue Two Types of Anorexia Nervosa:
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course HCFN 128 taught by Professor Dmurray during the Winter '08 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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