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M6 13-005

Exam 18: Somatoform and Eating Disorders

Psychosomatic Illness A physical disorder arising as a result of a psychological trigger, “It’s all in your head.”
Psychophysical Illness Addresses the stress-related problems that have the potential to result in physical signs and symptoms.
Psychophysiologic disorders are thought to have emotional basis, manifested as physical illness
Somatization (Somatoform disorder or Briquet’s syndrome): A disorder whose typical characteristics are recurrent, multiple, physical complaints and symptoms for which there is no organic cause.
Anorexia Nervosa A severe form of self-starvation that potentially leads to death.
Anorexia Nervosa: Occurence 2) Occurs predominantly in adolescent girls of above-average intelligence
Anorexia Nervosa: Pyschosocial 3) Includes an intense fear of obesity, bizarre attitudes toward food and a disturbed self-image.
Bulimia Nervosa (Bingeing) 1) Episodes of over eating followed by purging through induced vomiting, laxatives, diuretics, fasting, vigorous exercise
Bulimia Nervosa (Bingeing): Occurence 2) Occurs in white females of high school age, middle to upper class and well educated
Bulimia Nervosa (Bingeing): Symptoms Feelings of low self-esteem, lack of control and guilt. Anxiety and depression are also components of this disorder.
Bulimia Nervosa (Bingeing): Physical Signs Hoarseness Esophagitis Dental erosion (primarily the front teeth) Palate lacerations Complaints of weakness and fatigue Electrolyte imbalance
Bulimia Nervosa (Bingeing): Pharmacological Management fluoxetine (Prozac) and sertraline (Zoloft)
Created by: jtzuetrong