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Body Image & Eating Disorders

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on 7 March 2014

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Transcript of Body Image & Eating Disorders

Body Image & Eating Disorders
Binge eating, anorexia nervosa, & bulimia
Body Image:
a person's perception of his/her
own physical appearance.
Often times,
people think this is
how OTHERS
see their body.*
*not true.
THEREFORE:
It is important to recognize that your body is your own, and your size and shape is heavily influenced by genetics, much of it is out of your control.
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What aspects of the body can't be changed?
What aspects of the body CAN be changed?
How can you go about making those changes?
Eating Disorders
Binge Eating
Disorder
Anorexia
nervosa
Bulimia
An is a condition in which a person feels a compelling need to purge, binge, or binge and purge.
EATING DISORDER
BINGE:
Any behavior to
excess.
PURGE:
to cause an evacuation
of (in this case, food
from the body before
digestion)
a life threatening eating disorder in which a person starves him or herself and weights 15% or more below healthy weight.
Anorexia
Typically fueled
by an obsession
to be thin.
FACTS:
Often times, a person with anorexia is
an 'A' student obsessed with
perfection.
Most people with anorexia are female
teens between the ages of and
14
17.
watch
this
Anorexia isn't exclusively a
female issue
involves eating uncontrollably (binging).
Similar to bulimia, but without the purge of food.
Binge eaters often feel embarassed about their habit and usually binge eat in secret.
an eating disorder in which a person
binges and then purges their food.
Bulimia is much more common than anorexia, however it's harder to diagnose in others.
Women ages 15-24 that want to loose weight are most at risk for bulimia.
Anorexia
Bulimia
B.E.D.
Red Flags
Red Flags
Red Flags
Becoming extremely thin, frail, & weak
Obsessed with eating, food, and weight control
Exercises excessively
Maybe depressed
Intensely unhappy with body
Greatly fears weight gain
Regularly buys laxatives
Makes excuses to go to the bathroom, especially right after meals
Stocking or stashing food so it can be eaten later
Avoids eating with others
No planned meals
Inability to control oneself while eating
Feeling depressed after binging on food
Effects on Body
Effects on Body
Effects on Body
Hair loss
Fingernail breakage
Loss of periods (females)
Anemia (low iron in blood)
Brittle bones & swollen joints
Death
Reoccuring stomach pain
Damage to stomach & kidneys
Tooth decay
Loss of periods (females)
Lack of mineral potassium
Dramatic weight increase...
includes factors for being
overweight:
Heart disease
Diabetes
Questions?
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