Anorexia And Bulimia Nervosa Similarities

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Psychologist are thought to be those who treat people who have depression, anxiety and schizophrenia, but what many individuals do not take into consideration is that there is a large population of people who suffer from eating disorders and who work with psychologist day by day to get better. People with high body dissatisfaction are more prone to eating disorders. When someone thinks of an eating disorder they automatically think of anorexia and bulimia. What people do not realize is that there are numerous kinds of eating disorders, probably ones they did not know of or would never consider an eating disorder. The two common and very dangerous disorders are indeed being anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. The two main things that define …show more content…
Both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are most common in women. They sometimes are also the way people deal with anxieties. Anorexia and bulimia nervosa do not have an official cause. They both can be caused due to culture, family, stressful situations, or even biology. For example, a teenage girl whose family makes fun of her weight feels uncomfortable with her body and can later on develop an eating disorder. Both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa makes the person feel unsatisfied with their body. Society plays a big role also when it comes to both disorders. Now a days being bullied takes a toll on people with eating disorders. Some people see eating disorders as the key to fit into todays society. They fear being ridiculed and see losing weight as a way out of such harsh …show more content…
Alcohol abuse affects people both physically and psychologically. When alcohol is taken in large amounts constantly, it starts to become a physical dependence. The person starts to take it at anytime and as much as they can because they get to a point where they cannot function without it. Every time they intake the alcohol their tolerance becomes greater to the point where they feel like it does nothing to them, as if they were drinking a nonalcoholic beverage. So much alcohol starts not only to affect their day to day lives but more importantly their health. Their nervous system starts slow down, for example, foggy memory, impaired vision and even weak muscles. The person then starts to think they cannot live without it which can result in not being able to live a normal life. They feel out of place without it, like if they were missing something or not themselves. Alcohol abuse can cause long-term problems such as mouth and throat cancer, gastritis, heart disease, and even relationship problems. For example, someone who is going through alcohol abuse can lose their significant other. Alcohol gets in between many relationships. The person who has the addiction might start getting abusive with their partner, to the point of it being dangerous to be around that

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