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January 24, 2019 | Author: Alexa Mar | Category: Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa, Eating Disorder, Determinants Of Health, Positive Psychology
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Introduction Discussion of eating disorders is typically centered on girls dealing with either anorexia or bulimia. When considering which disease the girl is suffering from, looking at body weight and what thing(s) causes her distress (being fat or doing binge + purge) is most important. All other facets can be similar  between diseases so use those two to differentiate. differentiate. Note that males can and do suffer from these diseases but it’s likely females will be in the questions. Anorexia Nervosa Anorexia’s typically the eating disorder of the underweight female with a body dysmorphic disorder (she perceives herself as fat). The classic patient will restrict (starving herself  by hiding food food or eating alone), alone), though though anorexics anorexics can also binge and purge. These girls are sick. They’re usually
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