Anorexia Nervosa

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Anorexia Nervosa

What are Some Causes of this Disorder?PAST EXPERIANCE:Being made fun of for being overweightFamily members with diseaseUnconsious attempt to meet back with unresolved conflict or painful childhood experiencesBIOLOGICAL FACTORS:Genetic tendency towards:perfectionismsensitivityperseverancePSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS:Ocd victims might find it easier to stick to dietsDrive for perfectionism results in thinking that they will never be good enough High levels of anxiety results in not eating to reduce the feelingENVIORNMENTAL FACTORS:Skinniness is parallelled to success and worthPeer pressureSOCIAL FACTORS:society values skinniness

ANOREXIA NERVOSA

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Who is Most Likely to Develop this Disorder?FemalesEspecially going through pubertyPerfectionistsOver achieversDancersPeople involved in gymnasticsFamily members with anorexiaUnder 40 yearsSudden Weight gainOCD victims

What are Some Symptoms that People with this Disorder Experience?Weight lossAnemiaHeart problemsBones become weak or brittleLow blood potassiumKidney problemsDizziness or fatigueAbnormal blood countsFaintingHair that thins or breaks offDry or yellow tinted skin

What are some actions that people take with this disorder? SuicideAnxietyPanic attacksDepressionCut themselves off from family and friendsSelf harm

How Does Having the Disorder Affect Personal Relationships?Loss of EnergyEmbarrassed/Scared to go out in publicBeing forced to eat

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"Rachel spent four years in her teens suffering from anorexia. Following her recovery, she spoke out about the media's representation of "picture perfect" women fueling her own disease and other young girls. Rachel and her mother advocate against the overuse of image doctoring in media.""Mando NYC - Treatment for Eating Disorders - Case Study 6." Mando NYC - Treatment for Eating Disorders - Case Study 6. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. .

"Harriet spent years battling anorexia, and at one point was down to only 70 lbs. When she was told how dangerously close to death she put herself, she worked toward recovery. Now, she stays healthy as an avid runner.""Mando NYC - Treatment for Eating Disorders - Case Study 6." Mando NYC - Treatment for Eating Disorders - Case Study 6. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. .

Bibliography"When You See What Happened To These People With Eating Disorders, You'll Be Shocked."RSS. N.p., 1 Oct. 2014. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. . "Should Legal Adults Suffering from Anorexia Be Force-fed Even If They Refuse the Treatment?" Should Legal Adults Suffering from Anorexia Be Force-fed Even If They Refuse the Treatment? Debate.org, n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. . "Women's Health." Womens Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. . "Find Help & Support | National Eating Disorders Association." Find Help & Support | National Eating Disorders Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. . http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anorexia/basics/causes/con-20033002"Mando NYC - Treatment for Eating Disorders - Case Study 6." Mando NYC - Treatment for Eating Disorders - Case Study 6. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. .


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