Flashcards in Eating Disorders Deck (18):
Intake questions for food to ask?
how much did you eat Yesterday?
What cognition a in eating disorders?
Anorexic cognitions: fear of weight gain, insight, food control.
Risks with eating disorders
What increases risk of refeeding syndrome?
Rapid weight loss(over 2 years vs. weeks)
Chronic state of starvation, how to assess?
chronic state oMalnutrition
What is the most available energy source after glycogen?
Why you get bruising in starvation
Comorbidities of eating disorders?
Borderline -needs to be enduring and there when they are well.
Borderline Personality traits?
Immature and underdeveloped sense of self
Sense of emptiness
Abandonment - afraid of ppl leaving you?
Relationship volatility, multiple episodes
Impulsiveness: sex, drugs, finances
Bloods for eating disorders?
FBE: leucopaenia, chronic anaemia?
UEC: CMP, K, Na
MAJOR complications of eating disorders
Osteopenia - DEXA
Acute management of Eating Disorders
Call Dietician: 1500 cal
Psych support: family, suicidality, psycho Edu,
When to use NGT? 2 reasons
Refusing to eat - Mental health act
If ppl ask for it.
Long term management of eating disorders
Family based therapy
Separation/externalizing the illness
DBT - borderline personality
Who is at high risk of eating disorder?
High standards of themselves
Borderline personality - emotional regulation - Bulnaemia
Attitudes to food:
Hypercritical parenting style
Childhood obesity and sexual assault
OCD vs. OCPD
Egodistonic: OCD. (Not keeping with their personality)
Egosyntonic:OCPD (In keeping with personality)
Prognosis of eating disorder long term
40% complete remission