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Lecture 6

Lecture 6 of Abnormal Psyc

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York University
PSYC 3140
Joel Goldberg

For next testOnly ch 6 7 8 9 15 there will be material of suicide on the test but will be covered in lecture dont need to read the chapter All text boxes and figures can be tested Eating Disordersprevalence 3 of women will have an eating disorder in their lifetimePrevalence among female athletes is even higher 1562 will be affectedOther women at higher risks are models and dancers Current pictureeating issues70 of women are on a diet8090 of women are not happy w their bodies 50 of highschool girls and 20 of boys are on a diet or want to loose weight 80 of 10 year olds are on a diet 50 of 9 year olds are on a diet Some young girls report being more afraid of becoming fat than they are of cancer nuclear war or losing their parents Body Mass IndexIs a score that is calculated based on ones weight and height body fat relative to weight and height Sometimes it is not a good estimate such as for body builders not much fat but high index Seriously underweight under 175 obese 30normal range 185249 Anorexia nervosa AN Def anorexiaphysiological decreased appetite not refered to as a psych disorder Anorexia nervousapsychological bases for the loss of appetite DSM criteria BMI is less than 175 or less than 85 of normal weight
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