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4 Diagnostic Criteria for Anorexia Nervosa
1. refusal/failure to maintain weight at least 85% of normal

2. Fear of gaining weight even though underweight

3. Disturbance in way which own body weight or shape is perceived

4. In females: amenorrhea for at least 3 consecutive cycles
Two Subtypes of Anorexia Nervosa
1. Name them
2. Difference between them
Restrictive Type: no regular binging or purging

Binge/Purging Type: regular binging or purging
Common Signs and Symptoms of Anorexia
1. In females
2. Skin and hair
3. Cardiovascular
4. Mood disorder
1. Amenorrhea
2. Dry skin and lanugo
3. Bradycardia, hypotension and hypothermia
4. Comorbid depression
Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa
1. Pharmacotherapy
2. Therapy for younger patients
3. Therapy for older patients
1. Antidepressants don't work
2. Family therapy works better for younger patients
3. Individual therapy works better for older patients
5 Diagnostic Criteria For Bulimia Nervosa
1. Recurrent episodes of binge eating with a sense of lack of control

2. Reccurrent inappropriate compensatory behavior

3. Both occur at least twice a week for 3 months

4. Doesn't occur exclusively during bouts of anorexia nervosa
Two Subtypes of Bulimia Nervosa
1. Name them
2. Difference between them
Purging type: regular vomiting, diuretic, laxative, or enema use

Non purging type: uses other behaviors such as fasting or exercise, but no purging.
Complications of Bulimia Nervosa
1. Systemic
2. Oral cavity
2. Oral cavity
1. Hypokalemia
2. Enamel erosion
3. Parotid gland enlargement
Treatment of Bulima Nervosa
1. Pharmacotherapy
2. 3 Therapies
1. SSRI's reduce binge, purge and depression

-Behaviorial therapy helps with binge/purge
- Cognitive and Interpersonal therapy address self-esteem, negative schema, and relationship problems
Binge Eating Disorder
1. Two criteria for diagnosis
2. Significance of BED
1. Recurrent episodes of binging with a sense of lack of control

2. Very high comorbidity rates make it useful as a marker for other psychiatric disorders.
Night Eating Syndrome criteria
1. Temporal pattern
2. Sleep
3. Food consumed
4. Duration
1. Morning anorexia, evening hyperphagia

2. One or more awakenings/night

3. Consumption of snacks

4. At least 3 months
Night Eating Syndrome
1. Rhythm dysfunction
2. Pharmacotherapy
3. Cellular abnormality
1. Normal circadian sleep rhythm with a delayed food intake rhythm

2. sertraline (SSRI) is effective

3. Elevated number of 5HT reuptake transporters