Partial-syndrome Eating Disorder Essay

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Anorexia Nervosa (*must use specifiers)
Diagnostic Criteria: 1. Refusal to maintain body weight for age and height, loss leading to body weight less than 85% of expected 2. Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat, even though underweight 3. Undue influence on self-evaluation, or denial of seriousness of low weight 4. Amenorrhea (absence of 3 or more periods)
Anorexia Nervosa, Restricting Type
-Not engaging in regular binge-eating or not purging
Anorexia Nervosa, Binge-Eating/Purging Type -Regular binge-eating or purging behavior -Purging can include vomiting, laxatives, or excessive exercise
Health Risks for Anorexia: * Starvation that results in lanugo (growing of baby white hairs all over body, but a little bit darker ), cold tolerance, cardiovascular complications
Health Risks for Bulimia: * Electrolyte imbalances, acid from your stomach in places it’s not supposed to be
Bulimia Nervosa
Diagnostic Criteria: 1. Recurrent binge eating, with both of the following a. Eating w/in a 2 hour period an amount of food that is def learger than most ppl could eat in a similar situation b. Sense of lack of control over eating during the episode 2. Recurrent inappropriate compensatory behavior in order to prevent weight gain 3. Binge eating and compensation occur 2x/week for 3 months 4. Self-eval is unduly influenced by body shape & weight 5. Does not occur exclusively during episodes of AN
Bulimia Nervosa, Purging Type -self-induced vomiting, laxatives, diuretics, enemasphysically get stuff out
Bulimia Nervosa, Non-Purging Type - inappropriate compensatory behaviors like fasting, excessive exercise, but NOT Vomiting -could be after a binge, you don’t eat for a day or 2
Eating Disorder, otherwise not specified (don’t meet AN of BN criteria) 1. All criteria for AN, except regular menses. 2. All criteria for AN, except despite significant weight loss, weight is in current range 3. All of criteria for BN, except frequency and duration 4. Regular use of inappropriate compensatory behavior by individuals of normal body weight after eating small amounts of food 5. Repeatedly chewing and spitting out, but not swallowing large amounts of food 6. Binge-Eating disorder: recurrent episodes of binge eating in the absence of the regular use of inappropriate compensatory behaviors characteristic of BN a. (anorexia: predominantly restricting, bulimia: purging & binging, a rollercoaster)
Binge Eating Disorder (type of EDNOS) 1. Recurrent episodes of binge eating by a. Eating much much more than normal in 2 hours b. Sense of lack of control 2. Episodes associated with 3+ of