PSYB32H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Etiology

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Clinical description: anorexia and bulimia share that there is an intense fear of being overweight. 2 types of anorexia: restricting type: weight loss is achieved by severely limiting food intake, binge eating-purging type: person regularly engages in being eating and purging. patient exhibit more personality disorders, impulsive behaviour, stealing, alcohol and drug abuse, social withdrawal and suicide. 10x more frequent in women than men: prevalence of less than 1% Page 9 www. notesolution. com: patients are frequently diagnosed with depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, panic disorder, alcoholism, oppositional defiant disorder, and various personality disorders, women are more likely to have sexual disturbances. 2 subtypes: purging type, non purging type fasting or excessive exercise, typically begins in late adolescence or early adulthood, associated with depression, personality disorder, anxiety disorder, substance abuse, and. 70% recover 10% remain fully symptomatic conduct disorder: higher suicide rates.

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