What type of eating disorder is characterized by the aversion to eating resulting in less than minimal body weight? The aversion to eating may be lifethreatening?
Which type of eating disorder involves self-imposed starvation that results from an obsessive desire to be thin and a marked fear of gaining weight? Perceptual disturbances relative to body image are present?
true or false. There is an increased incidence of major depression or a family history of major depressino or bipolar disorder in anorectic individuals
true or false. frequently the person with anorexia nervosa is a high achiever and highly motivated scholastically, but may be socially isolated and withdrawn.
What are the 2 types of eating anorexia nervosa?
restricting type: doesn't binge or purge
binge-eating/purging type: (bulimarexia) regularaly engates in binge eating or purging behavior
List 6 signs and symptoms of anorexia nervosa.
preoccupation with foods
abuse: in throat from purging
sking, nails: thin frail
List 4 medical complications with anorexia nervosa.