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Anorexia Nervosa - TOK
Transcript of Anorexia Nervosa - TOK
A physical & mental illness Any conditions characterized by impairment of an individual's normal cognitive, emotional, or behavioral functioning. Caused by social, psychological, biochemical, genetic, or other factors. Also called emotional illness, mental disease, mental disorder. What is a mental illness? AN is a classified mental and physical illness so eating disorders aren't a lifestyle choice AN isn't initiated by factors such as peer pressure or social media Issues associated with AN:
- biochemical issues
- psychological disorders
- heart disease
- bone loss
- hormonal changes Anorexia Nervosa is the deadliest of all mental illnesses Recovery rates vary between 23 - 50%, and relapses range from 4 - 27%. Recovery takes an average of 5 - 6 years from the time of diagnosis. Up to 30% of patients do not recover. Misinterpretations AN is a lifestyle or diet choice, that is influenced by social media & peer pressure. http://college.healthguru.com/video/understanding-anorexia-nervosa#c1qKtohLkTOSpTBd.03 Paleo
No-carb Lifestyle vs. Mental Illness Depression
Genetics http://www.umm.edu/ Works Cited: Anorexia Overview http://www.something-fishy.org/cultural/themedia.php