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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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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 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
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RESOURCES

http://www.namedinc.org

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

www.bodypositive.com

http://www.anad.org

Thank You For Watching!

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