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Eating Disorders

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Dieting, in combination with: social influences, biological, developmental, and family dynamics often result in what? Eating disorders
What are the key behavioral characteristics of anorexia? *Self starvation *Distorted body image *Shame, sadness, need to punish self for feelings of pleasure *Perfectionist, compulsive *Outwardly pleasant and compliant
What are the key behavioral characteristics of bulimia? *Bathroom after eating *Eats normally *Normal appearance/behavior *Perfectionist, self-critical *Aware of abnormal behavior *Suicidal thoughts
What are the key objective characteristics of anorexia? *Emaciated *Cachexia *Fatigue *Alopecia *Developes lanugo *Low pulse, temp, B/P *Pedal edema *Arrhythmias
What are the key objective characteristics of bulimia? *Weight normal -> slightly overweight *Appearance and behavior appear normal *Parotid gland enlargement *Caries *Chronic hoarseness *Skin changes
Use of ipecac by bulimia PTs can lead to what S/Sx? Heart palpitations and chest pain
Abuse of laxatives by bulimia PTs can lead to what S/Sx? Abdominal pain and diarrhea
What is the mortality rate for those who suffer anorexia? 5% - 18%
Why is it important to limit meal times for PTs with eating disorders? Because lengthy meals might increase anxiety and result in acting out behaviors
In order for a PTs eating habits to be qualified as bulimia binge eating and inappropriate compensatory behaviors must occur how often? on average twice a week for 3 months
Created by: Shanejqb
 

 



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