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Flashcards in Eating Disorders Deck (13):
1

With which other disorders do eating disorders often overlap?

OCD
PTSD

2

What should you particularly check for in eating disorders?

OCD
PTSD
Depression
Self-harm
Suicidality

3

From where might the OCD come if an eating disorder is present?

The starvation - it may disappear if the person eats.

4

What physical things are important to check for in eating disorders?

Menstruation
Electrolytes
Medical conditions which might cause weight loss

5

What is it important to remember when assessing for eating disorders?

If you don't ask they won't tell you.

6

Who devised the model for CBT for eating disorders?

Fairburn

7

What is the first thing that needs to be done when BMI is below 15?

Weight gain

8

When assessing, particularly adolescents, what is important to consider and how might this be addressed?

Family relations - what are the first three words that come to your head when you think of 'mother'/'father'?

9

What kind of assessment needs to be constructed for someone with an eating disorder?

Motivational interviewing

10

In an eating disorder what is important to understand and assess?

The reason for the eating disorder - the eating is a behaviour.

11

What is critical for outpatient therapy for eating disorders?

Food diary, to know and understand the behaviours around eating.

12

What can be a helpful tool for intervention when working with clients with eating disorders?

A values pie chart

13

According to Fairburn (2003), what are the additional 4 mechanisms to add to formulation?

Perfectionism
Core low self-esteem
Mood Intolerance
Interpersonal Relationships