Flashcards in Disordered Eating Deck (12):
How many americans have anorexia?
How do you asses disordered eating?
Eating attitudes test and eating disorder inventory
Patients with anorexia generally score higher than 30. People may not respond truthfully
What are the classifications of disordered eating?
anorexia athletica (w/ compulsive exercising)
Describe the anorexia nervousa physical symptoms
susceptible to overuse injuries
reduced bone density and increased susceptibility to stress fractures
poor wound healing
low hb etc
Describe the anorexia nervousa psychological system
avoidance of eating
claims of being fat despite being thin
resistance to recommendations for weight gain
unusual weighing behaviors
What are the symptoms of bulimia?
characterised by reapeated episodes of binge eating following
food often eaten in secrecy
person will disappear after a meal
not usually underweight
What are the physical symptoms of bulimia?
dental or gum problems
What are the psychological symptoms of bulimia?
What is ednos?
all the criteria for anorexia except normal menses and the body weight is still normal despite significant loss
all the criteria for buimia but the behavior only happens around twice a week
What are the risk factors for eating disorders?
being an athlete
age at which sport specific training begins
What are the effects of eating disorders on sports performance?
increases VO2 max
body has to tap into vitamin and mineral reserves
loss of muscle mass