Flashcards in Eating disorders Deck (50)
When do eating disorders usually present?
OCD patients are more or less prone to eating disorders?
True or false: athletes less commonly have eating disorders?
True or false: there is usually a critical sensitizing event with eating disorders
The average american woman is how tall and weighs how much?
The average american model is how tall and weighs how much?
What are the diagnostic criteria for anorexia? (4)
-Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat, even at a low weight
-Disturbance in the perception of shape or size
-Restriction of energy intake
-Disturbance or undue influence of weight or shape
What are the BMI definitions of mild, moderate, severe, and extreme anorexia?
Mild less than [17-18
Moderate [16, 17)
Severe less than 16
Extreme = less than 15
What is the progression of symptoms with anorexia?
Dieting progressing to more and more reductions in intake, switching to only fruits and vegetables, and an increase in physical activity
True or false: objective hypothermia can occur with anorexia
What is the deadliest of all psychiatric disorders?
What are the diagnostic criteria for bulimia? (3)
-Recurrent episodes of binge eating
-Inappropriate compensatory behaviors to prevent weight change
-Self-eval based largely on image
-Greater than 18.5 BMI
How often do episodes of binge eating occur with bulimia?
At least once a week for 3 months
What are the drugs that are abused with bulimics?
Laxatives and diuretics
What are the two subtypes of bulimia?
Purging and nonpurging
What are the diagnostic criteria for binge eating disorders? (4)
-Frequent episodes of large quantities of food in short periods
-Feeling out of control
-Feeling ashamed or disgusted by the behavior
-Eating when not hungry or in secret
What is the difference between BED and bulimia?
BED have significantly lower level of dietary restraints
True or false: men more often have BED
What is the pharmacotherapy treatment for BED?
Callouses on the back of the hand may suggest what?
What causes the chipmunk cheeks with bulimia?
Increase salivary secretions
True or false: cardiac impairment is a risk factor for anorexia
True or false: there is a loss of brain tissue with anorexia
What happens to bone density with anorexia?
What mental illness has the highest mortality rate?
What lab abnormality may occur with anorexia / bulimia?
What are the medical complications of BED?
What are the EKG findings that can be seen with anorexia?
What are the CBC abnormality with anorexia?