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  1. The essential features of Anorexia Nervosa are (a) refusal to maintain a minimally normal body weight: (b) intense _____________: (c) disturbances in the perception of body weight and shape: and (d) in females, ______________.
    1. FEAR OF GAINING WEIGHT

    2. AMENORRHEA
  2. In a diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa the ____________ of these individuals is highly dependent on body weight and shape.
    SELF-ESTEEM
  3. In a diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa, weight loss is usually achieved by ____________ and may include the use of laxatives, purging, or excessive exercise.
    DECREASING TOTAL FOOD INTAKE
  4. Individuals diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa are often _______________ with thoughts of food.
    PRE-OCCUPIED
  5. Individuals diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa typically ______________ their eating problems and, consequently are resistant to treatment.
    MINIMIZE OR DENY
  6. When Anorexia includes episodes of binge eating and purging, the appropriate diagnosis is ________________.
    ANOREXIA NERVOSE, BINGE-EATING / PURGING TYPE
  7. The onset of Anorexia Nervosa is most often _______________.
    IN ADOLESCENCE
  8. In the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa, the first priority is to __________________.
    GET THE INDIVIDUAL TO GAIN WEIGHT (EAT).
  9. Bulimia Nervosa is characterized by recurrent episodes of _______________ that are followed by inappropriate compensatory behaviors to prevent weight gain such as self-indiced vomiting, the use of laxatives or diuretics, or excessive exercise.
    BINGE EATING
  10. Episodes of Bulimia Nervosa are accompanied by a sense of __________ or dissociation.
    LOSS OF CONTROL
  11. Individuals with Bulimia Nervosa are ___________ of their eating behaviors and attempt to conceal them.
    ASHAMED
  12. In Bulimia Nervosa, medical complications of repeated purging include electrolyte imbalances which can, in some cases result in __________.
    CARDIAC ARRYTHMIAS and CARDIAC ARREST
  13. As in Anorexia Nervosa, over _________ percent of individuals with Bulimia Nervosa are female.
    (90) NINETY

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