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Eating Disorder - Persuasive speech

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Cecie G

on 29 October 2012

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Transcript of Eating Disorder - Persuasive speech

Eating Disorders Anorexia Nervosa Symptoms & - a refusal to maintain minimally normal body weight
- Refusal to eat except for tiny portions
- Depression
- Rapid consumption of a large amount of food
- Distorted body image
- Unrelenting fear of gaining Our society starving itself. Bulimia Nervosa - The fear of gaining weight or being fat that becomes so intense that the victim may restrict their eating, and/or try to stop eating all together. - The fear of gaining weight or being fat that the person whose bulimic may eat large amounts of food at a time (binge) , and then throw it all up later (purge), ridding them selves of all the calories, carbs, and fat before it goes through their system. Causes
-emphasis on thinness as the ideal for beauty
-role of the media
-obesity and reaction to the larger body size - inability to separate from the family
- need to please or be liked
- perfectionism
- need to control
- need for attention
- lack of self esteem
- high family expectations
- parental dieting
- family discord
- temperament – often described as the “perfect child”
- teasing about weight and body shape Psychological Factors Social-cultural Causes Looking at depression and anxiety disorders as psychiatric illnesses which are biological in nature, we see that they commonly co-exist in the eating disorder patient and their families. Depression and Anxiety www.anad.org www.anad.org Results Images may be disturbing to some. WARNING . ANAD.Org THE END<3
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