3 Sheila lives in a remote village in Africa She was recently caught in an

3 sheila lives in a remote village in africa she was

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3. Sheila lives in a remote village in Africa. She was recently caught in an adulterous affair with a man in a nearby village. Her husband wants to kill her but won’t have to because of a tribal custom that requires her to kill herself. She leaps from the nearby “sinful woman’s cliff.” (a) altruistic 4. Mabel lived in a nursing home for many years. At first, her family and friends visited her often; now they come only at Christmas. Her two closest friends in the nursing home died recently. She has no hobbies or other interests. Mabel’s suicide would be identified as what type? (b) egoistic CHAPTER 8 8.1: Check your understanding of eating disorders by identifying the proper disorder in the following scenarios: (a) bulimia nervosa, (b) anorexia nervosa, and (c) binge-eating disorder. 1. Manny has been having episodes lately when he eats prodigious amounts of food. He’s been putting on a lot of weight because of it. c) binge-eating disorder 1. I noticed Elena eating a whole pie, a cake, and two bags of potato chips the other day when she didn’t know I was there. She ran to the bathroom when she was finished and it sounded like she was vomiting. This disorder can lead to an electrolyte imbalance, resulting in serious medical problems. a)bulimia nervosa 1. Joo-Yeon eats large quantities of food in a short time. She then takes laxatives and exercises for long periods to prevent weight gain. She has been doing this almost
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daily for several months and feels she will become worthless and ugly if she gains even an ounce. a) bulimia nervosa 1. Kirsten has lost several pounds and now weighs less than 90 pounds. She eats only a small portion of the food her mother serves her and fears that intake above her current 500 calories daily will make her fat. Since losing the weight, Kirsten has stopped having periods. She sees a fat person in the mirror. b) anorexia nervosa 8.2: Mark the following statements about the causes and treatment of eating disorders as either true (T) or false (F). 1. (T) (P. 283) Many young women with eating disorders have a diminished sense of personal control and confidence in their own abilities and talents, are perfectionists, and/or are intensely preoccupied with how they appear to others. 1. (T) (P. 279) Biological limitations, as well as the societal pressure to use diet and exercise to achieve nearly impossible weight goals, contribute to the high numbers of people with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. 1. (F) (P. 280) One study showed that males consider a smaller female body size to be more attractive than women do. 1. (F) (P.284) Antidepressants help individuals overcome anorexia nervosa but have no effect on bulimia nervosa. 1. (T) (P. 287) Cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) are both successful treatments for bulimia nervosa, although CBT is the preferred method. 1. (T) (P. 288) Attention must be focused on dysfunctional attitudes about body shape in anorexia or relapse will most likely occur after treatment.
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