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Eating Disorders 2

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Kaysee Beckstrom

on 21 April 2010

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Eating Disorders Bulimia Anorexia Compulsive Over Eating
(Binge Eating) Statistics: About Binge Eating: Definition: An eating disorder where a person biges and then purges or sometimes over-exercises.
Exercising for hours
Consistantly using the bathroom during and after meals.
Guily and shame from loss of control over your eating
Inconsistant body weight
Not being able to eat around others
Tinking about food constantly
Poor body-image Statistics:
2% of all adolescents and younger women are bulimic.
5-15% of all adult women have a few symptoms.
About 1 in 100 women in America binge and then purge to lose weight
3% of adolescent boys and 10% of adolescent girl purge at least once a week.
ABout 4.5% of all high school students in America have purged to try and lose weight.

People affected:
84% have some college education
64% generally weight what is normal or near-normal
On average people affected purge abou 11 times a week.
10-15% of eating disorders end in fatality. Girls 9-15:
More than 50% exercised to lose weight.
Nearly 50% reduced the amount they ate to lose weight.
5% said they had used a laxative or thier parents' diet pills to lose weight.
70% of sixth-grade girls first became concerned about their weight between ages 9 and 11.
Side Effects of Laxatives:
Chronic intestinal inflammation
Chronic constipation
Irregular bowel movements
Systematic toxicity Side Effects of Diuretics:
Kidney damage
Body fluid stagnation
Blood pressure complication Treatment:
Telling a doctor:
This is usually the first step in getting help. Your doctor will decide the severity of your bulimia, and will help you pick and bigin your treatment.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT):
Is effective in one-third to half of patients.
Designed to change thought patterns and behaviors using positivity.
Used when depression or anxiety are part of it.
USed when the patient is in danger of causing harm to their self.

Interpersonal Psychotherapy:
For people whose bulimia is affected by personal relationships.
Family Therapy:
Focuses on how family dynamics affect the bulimia.
Teaches the family to help patients deal with their bulimia.
Educational Approach:
Educates women on the reason why they feel pressure to be thin.
Educates on nutrition.

Inpatient Treatments:
For patients who need immidiate medical attention.
The patient usually stays a few weeks.
Outpatient Programs:
For others who don't need 24 hour medical attention.
Therapy is usually a part of the program. Other forms of Treatment:
Individual counseling
Group therapy
Alternative healing Symptoms Signs: Dieting despite being thin or dangerously underweight.
Fear of gaining weight or becoming overweight.
May engage in frequent strenuous activities.
Self-induced vomiting. Consequences: Fatigue
May avoid friends or family
Cardiac arrest
Immune system weakens Can Lead to... Diabetes
Cardiovascular problems
Sleep deprivation
Cardiac arrest
High blood pressure
High cholesterol. Compulsive overeating is the most common eating disorder. It affects approximately 2% of US population. It is most common in women. 40% of people suffering from the disorder are men. Is common in people who are obese. Usually starts in early childhood.
Is when you quickly stuff yourself with food until you are uncomfortably full.
Do not have to be hungry
Eat in private
Do not try to make up for eating with exercising, vomiting, or using laxatives.
the more you binge, the harder it is to stop.
Dieting is often unsuccessful.
Most do not seek help until they have serious health problems.

Behavioral Eating alone/in private.
Hiding food in strange places to eat later.
Eating continuously throughout the day. No planned mealtimes.
Inabilithy to stop eating or control what you are eating. Emotional Feeling tension that is only relieved by eating.
Feeling numb while binging, like you are not really there.
Never feeling satisfied, no matter how much you eat.
Feeling guilty, disgusted, or depressed after overeating.
Desparation to control own weight and eating habits. Reasons Why They feel stressed, hurt, angry, or lonely.
They find it conforting to eat.
A way of dealing with or avoiding difficult emotions.
May be depressed.
May have low self esteem.
Pressure to be thin can add to the shame and make them eat more.
The way someone is raised can affect the risk of binge eating disorder.
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