Sleep and eating disorders

1997 this line of thinking is buttressed by evidence

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Unformatted text preview: by evidence that antidepressants, such as Prozac, which increases serotonin activity, can decrease binge-eating episodes in bulimic women (Walsh et al., 2004). Risk and Causal Factors in Risk Eating Disorders Eating Nearly all instances of eating disorders begin with Nearly normal dieting normal Other risks factors include negative affect perfectionism Childhood sexual abuse may play a role 42 Treatment of Eating Treatment Disorders Disorders Common treatments of anorexia Common nervosa include nervosa emergency procedures to restore weight cognitive-behavioral therapy Interpersoanl therapy antidepressants or other medications family therapy 43 Treatment of Eating Treatment Disorders Disorders Common treatments of bulimia Common nervosa include nervosa antidepressants or other medications cognitive-behavioral therapy Little is known about treatment of Little binge-eating disorder, but cognitivebinge-eating behavioral therapy techniques look behavioral promising promising 44 Binge-Eating Disorder Binge-Eating Binge-eating disorder (BED) - A disorder characterized by recurrent eating binges without purging; classified as a potential disorder requiring further study. Binge-eating disorder is classified in the DSM manual as a potential disorder requiring further study. Too little is known about the characteristics of people with BED to include it as an official diagnostic category. However, we do know that BED is more common than either anorexia or bulimia, affecting about 3% of women and 2% of men at some point in their lives. Sleep Disorders Sleep Sleep disorders ­ Persistent or recurrent sleep­related problems that cause distress or impaired functioning. People with sleep disorders may spend a few nights at a sleep center, where they are wired to devices that track their physiological responses during sleep or attempted sleep— brain waves, heart and respiration rates, and so on. The DSM groups sleep disorders within two major categories: dyssomnias and parasomnias. Sleep Disorde...
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