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Eating Disorders. Lauren Triboletti. ATTENTION High School Students!!!. What Is An Eating Disorder?. A Psychiatric illness Desire to be thin Fearing weight gain Limiting food/laxatives/vomiting Occurs during preadolescence/adolescence . Types of Eating Disorders. Anorexia Nervosa

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Eating disorders

Eating Disorders

Lauren Triboletti

ATTENTION High School Students!!!


What is an eating disorder

What Is An Eating Disorder?

  • A Psychiatric illness

    • Desire to be thin

    • Fearing weight gain

  • Limiting food/laxatives/vomiting

    • Occurs during preadolescence/adolescence


Types of eating disorders

Types of Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

Binge Eating Disorder


Anorexia nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

  • Refusal to maintain normal body weight

  • Two Ways:

    Restricting

    Body experiences starvation/depressed mood

    Binge-eating and purging

    Eating followed by self-induced vomiting

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Anorexia nervosa affects

Anorexia Nervosa Affects


Bulimia nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

  • Reoccurring binge eating followed by:

    • Self-induced vomiting

    • Misusing laxatives

    • Diuretics/fasting/excessive exercise

  • Usually maintain average body weight

    • Difficult to detect


Bulimia nervosa facts

Bulimia Nervosa Facts

  • Purging threatens physical health:

    • Dehydration

    • Hormonal imbalance

    • Depletion of minerals

    • Damage to vital organs


Binge eating disorder

Binge Eating Disorder


Binge eating disorder1

Binge Eating Disorder

  • Indulging without purging

    • UnlikeBulimia

  • Foods high in fat and sugar

  • Individuals tend to be obese

    • Some keep average weight

      • Maintain weight by binging and starving


Eating disorders are serious

Eating Disorders Are Serious!!

  • Considered a life-threatening illness

  • Commonly overlooked or ignored


Causes

Causes

  • There are internal and external factors that contribute to eating disorders


Internal causes

Internal Causes

*Distorted thoughts

*Depression

*Teasing

*Abuse

*Body Dissatisfaction


External causes

External Causes

  • Family pressures

  • School cliques

  • Having need to control the uncontrollable.

  • Sport related pressures

  • Television/radio/magazines


Symptoms

Symptoms

  • Physical

  • Behavioral

  • Emotional


Physical symptoms

Physical Symptoms

  • Quick weight loss or fluctuation

  • Abdominal pain

  • Feeling full or bloated

  • Feeling faint or feeling cold

  • Dry hair/skin & blue hands/feet

  • Lanugo hair (fine body hair)


Behavioral symptoms

Behavioral Symptoms

  • Dieting or chaotic food intake

  • Pretending to eat, throwing away food

  • Exercising for long periods

  • Constantly talking about food

  • Frequent trips to bathroom

  • Baggy clothes hiding thin body


Emotional symptoms

Emotional Symptoms

  • Complaints about being or feeling fat

  • Making comments about feeling worthless

  • Depression

  • Perfectionist attitudes

  • Family conflicts


Females and eating disorders

Females and Eating Disorders

  • 3%–10% females between 5-29 years old

  • 1% female adolescents have anorexia nervosa

  • 4% college females have bulimia

  • 1% women have binge-eating disorder


Males and eating disorders

Males and Eating Disorders

  • Less likely to seek treatment

  • 1 man to every 10 women

    • Have anorexia/bulimia

  • 10% of American’s with eating disorders are men


To learn more about eating disorders

To learn more about Eating Disorders…

  • http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

  • www.bodypositive.com


Eating disorders

RESOURCES

http://www.namedinc.org

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

www.bodypositive.com

http://www.anad.org

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