Choose any one (1) of the following sets of factors (sociocultural, nutrition, personality or family) and
develop a mini-presentation that consists of 12 slides (Including a title page slide and a reference
slide) that addresses this factor a
Anorexia Nervosa: A
By: Carly Whitham PSYC 2250
What is Anorexia Nervosa?
Anorexia Nervosa: eating disorder characterized by a low weight, fear of gaining
weight, a strong desire to be thin, and food restriction.
People who suffer from A.N.
September 4, 2016
Dying to be Thin
1. What was the most surprising thing about eating disorders that you learned while
watching the video?
While watching this video on eating disorders, my eyes were opened to see the
Introduction to Eating Disorders
10% of Americans are thought to have eating disorders
o 90-95% of these are women
85% of American women are dissatisfied with their weight/body
Over 70% of girls have dieted by the age of 10
Americans spend o
Binge Eating, Compulsive Eating,
Chronic Dieting, & Obesity
Presentati on 2
Binge Eating, Compulsive Eating, and Chronic Dieting
Not yet an official disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental
Disorders, version IV (DSM IV-TR)