Sleep and eating disorders

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Unformatted text preview: s There are two general subtypes of anorexia: A binge eating/purging type and a restrictive type. The first type is characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating and purging; the second type is not. Individuals with the eating/purging type tend to have problems relating to impulse control, which in addition to binge­eating episodes may involve substance abuse or stealing. Anorexia Nervosa The mortality rate for females with anorexia The nervosa is more than twelve times higher than the mortality rate for females aged 15–24 in the general population general http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VS2mfWDryPE&featu 20 Bulimia Nervosa Bulimia nervosa is characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating lack of control over eating recurrent inappropriate behavior to prevent weight recurrent gain gain Unlike patients with anorexia nervosa, bulimic Unlike patients are typically of normal weight patients 21 Medical Complications of Anorexia Medical Losses of as much as 35% of body weight may occur, and anemia may develop. Females suffering from anorexia are also likely to encounter dermatological problems such as dry, cracking skin; fine, downy hair; even a yellowish discoloration of the skin that may persist for years after weight is regained. Cardiovascular complications include heart irregularities, hypotension (low blood pressure), and associated dizziness upon standing, sometimes causing blackouts. Bulimia Nervosa Bulimia nervosa is characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating lack of control over eating recurrent inappropriate behavior to prevent weight recurrent gain gain Unlike patients with anorexia nervosa, bulimic Unlike patients are typically of normal weight patients 23 Bulimia Nervosa Bulimia Medical Complications of Anorexia Medical Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa Nervosa Anorexia can lead to death from heart arrhythmias kidney damage renal failure Bulimia can lead to electrolyte imbalances hypokalemia (low potassium) damage to hands, throat, and teeth from induced damage vomiting vomiting 25 Medical Complications of Anorexia Medical Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa Nervosa Anorexia can lead to death from heart arrhythmias kidney damage renal failure Bulimia can lead to electrolyte imbalances hypokalemia (low potassium) damage to hands, throat, and teeth from induced damage vomiting vomiting 26 Eating Disorders and Other Eating Forms of Psychopathology Forms Eating disorders are associated with the following Eating disorders: d...
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