Lecture notes in Eating Disorders!!!

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Published on 21 Jun 2011
School
UTSC
Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB32H3
Clinical Description
1984 become prevalent – 30 years ago
Anorexialoss of appetite but not all think or obsess of food
Nervosa- emotional reasons.
BMIage and ht. complicated
Starve them selves excessive exercise
Maintain wt. less than 85 % of their wt. (EXAM) so not bulimia nervosa
Bulimiaabove 85%
2 subtypes
1. Restricting subtype – not eat bec. Low caloric intake
2. purging- eat bec. Binging and later purge
-Excessive exercise and laxatives
Comorbidity : Depression, Anxiety disorder- intense fear of food, and personality disorders – histrionic
and borderline (EXAM)
Prevalence in women 1% and males catching up
70% recover but takes 6-7 yrs.
30 % dont recover so starvation.
Anorexia Nervosa
Isabelle caro – less than 70lbs wt. italian anorexic since 13.
Italian campaign – 65lbs . Get use to eatlittle bites and lots of fluids. Now = 67lbs = 32 kg. 
motivation
Incidence – disorder typically starts in teenagers or wpisode of dieting reinforced by friendssocio-
cultural factors moderating variables.
Clinical Des. II
Body wt. more than 85% in age and height
Excessive amt. of foods in 2 hours
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Anorexia loss of appetite but not all think or obsess of food. Maintain wt. less than 85 % of their wt. (exam) so not bulimia nervosa. 2 subtypes: restricting subtype not eat bec. Comorbidity : depression, anxiety disorder- intense fear of food, and personality disorders histrionic and borderline (exam) Prevalence in women 1% and males catching up. Isabelle caro less than 70lbs wt. italian anorexic since 13. Get use to eat little bites and lots of fluids. Incidence disorder typically starts in teenagers or wpisode of dieting reinforced by friends socio- cultural factors moderating variables. Body wt. more than 85% in age and height. Excessive amt. of foods in 2 hours www. notesolution. com. Binge occur in secret and triggered with stress. After binge pt. obsess with physical discomfort, guilt and intense fear lead to eating more. Dsm daignosis requires binge eating 3times a week in 3 months and purging behavior afterwards. 90 % in women 1-2 % prevalence.