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Flashcards in eating disorders Deck (6)
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1

anorexia

<17.5
body image disturbance, intense fear of weight gain, can be binge/purge subtype

2

bulemia

-binge eating/purging occuring AT LEAST 2x weekly for 3 months
-binge eating/purging that do NOT occur in context of AN (BMI>17.5 or height/weight>85%)

3

eating disorders not otherwise specified (NOS)

binge eating disorder, sub threshold cases of AN or BN, mixed

4

binge eating disorder

-recurrent episodes of binge eating (loss of control during episode, feeling uncomfortably full, feeling embarrassed, depressed, disgusted)
-binge eating occurs 2x weekly for 6mo; no compensatory behaviors

5

sub threshold AN/BN

exhibits characteristics w/out exact qualifications
-pt with s/s of AN but BMI>17.5
-pt with s/s of BN but binge/purge episodes only occurring once a month for a year

6

mixed cases

a mix of features of BN and AN