Lecture 12 eating disorders

Lecture 12 eating disorders - CHAPTER 9 Eating Disorders...

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CHAPTER 9 Eating’Disorders’
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Mandatory’Video’ http:/ /video.pbs.org/video/1865661292 /
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Clinical Aspects of Eating Disorders Most common forms •Anorexia nervosa •Bulimia nervosa
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Clinical Aspects of Eating Disorders Central to both disorders • Intense and pathological fear of becoming overweight and fat • Pursuit of thinness that is relentless and sometimes deadly • Severe disruptions in eating
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Anorexia Nervosa Characteristics • Fear of gaining weight leads to behaviors that prevent weight gain • Distortions of body image • Not able to maintain normal weight Types • Restricting type • Binge-eating/ purging type
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’I'm’a’15’year’old’female,’5'6,’and’I’weigh’82’lbs.’I’try’ staying’under’250’calories’a’day’and’avoiding’foods’ with’an’excess’of’something’I’consider’unhealthy,’such’ as’saturated’fat.’It's’like’I'm’looking’for’the’PERFECT’ food’to’have’a’perfect’diet’and’a’perfect’life.’The’ consistency’of’restricting’and’consuming’only’"safe’ foods"’makes’me’feel’in’control-’or’at’least’ temporarily.’ ’Lately,’I'm’becoming’more’and’more’obsessed’about’ food,’weight,’and’calories.’I’will’plan’on’eating’ something’such’as’a’Fiber’One’50’calorie’yogurt,’or’ maybe’a’half’cup’of’ Kix’cereal,’or’a’fruit’such’as’a’kiwi,’ small’apple,’or’tangerine. ..’And’then’I’start’worrying’ that’I’won't’feel’full’after,’I'll’want’to’eat’more’and’go’ over’my’safe’range’of’calories’for’the’day,’ultimately’ losing’control.’
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Bulimia Nervosa Characteristics Frequent episodes of binge eating (1x week for 3 months) Lack of control over eating Recurrent inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain
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