Eating Disorders

Deandra Ribar
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Eating Disorders
1 Anorexia Nervosa
1.1 When a person maintains a starvation diet despite being significantly underweight
1.2 Usually an adolescent female
1.3 15% or more underweight
1.4 Can be a diet that spins out of control into an obsession for weight loss
1.5 slow heart rate, loss of bone density, fatigue, muscle weakness, hair loss, dehydration, extremely low bmi
1.6 Binge: Involves episodes of binge eating combined with restriction behavior
1.7 Restriction: extremely low-calorite diet & or excessive exercise
1.8 Estimated to be the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder
2 Bulimia Nervosa
2.1 When a person alternates binge eating with purging or fasting
2.2 Usually maintain an apparently normal or at least minimally healthy body
2.3 Inflammation to mouth, stomach ulcers, pancreatitis, tooth decay or staining, irrgular heartbeat & irregular bowel movements
3 Likes the feeling of control
4 Does not realize they are unhealthy, even when signs are shown
5 Symptoms are heart attacks, hair loss
6 One of the deadliest psychological disorders
7 42% of first to third grade girls want to be thinner
8 81% of ten year olds are afraid of being "fat"
9 Over half of teenage girls and nearly a third of teenage boys have used troubling weight control methods
10 20 million women & 10 million men suffer(ed) from eating disorders
11 Binge-Eating
11.1 Without purging or fasting
11.2 Significant binge-eating followed by emotional distress, feelings of lack of control, disgust or guilt
11.3 Sometimes triggered by stress, or need for or lack of control
12 Not a tell-tale sign for childhood sexual abuse
13 Thinks they need to be perfect, have low self-worth, they fall short of expectations or is concerned with others' perceptions
14 Much more common among white women, often with higher socioeconomic status
15 Between 10 & 20% of people diagnosed are men
16 Body Dysmorphic Disorder or BDD
16.1 psychological illness that centers on a person's obsession with physical flaws
16.2 Linked with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or OCD which is unwanted repetitive thoughts which become obsessions
16.2.1 Muscle Dysmorphia: obsessed with the idea they aren't muscular enough
16.3 May exercise excessively, groom obsessively or get cosmetic procedures
16.4 Critical & unsatisfied with appearance, fears of deformity, anxiety, depression, fear of being judges & avoids social interactions
17 May be from Serotonin & Dopamine
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