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    with emotional and physical problems. The three types of eating disorders discussed in this class were; Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder (General Information. n.d.). Individuals who are classified as having anorexia nervosa typically feel and describe themselves as being larger or overweight. They are normally just the very opposite though; quite thin. Bulimia nervosa is categorized as individuals with disordered eating who eat a lot of food in one setting and later…

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    Essay On Epigenetics

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    Epigenetics. While it has been shown that the inheritance of specific genes can cause eating disorders, the reverse is also true. According to a Canadian study, the onset of eating disorders such as bulimia, especially when they are long term, can actually cause changes in the very expression of one’s genes. These changes can be passed down to progeny and increase their likelihood of developing an eating disorder as well. This phenomenon is known as epigenetics, and its biological mechanisms…

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    Essay On Bulimia

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    mostly in young women is bulimia which is associated with severe medical and psychological disorder. Bulimia is an eating disorder which causes victims to either intake, excessive or insufficient amount of food, and also it affects the victim mentally, physically, and emotionally which can take and end the victim life. “BN are consistently characterized by perfectionism, obsessive-compulsiveness, and dysphoric mood.” (Neurobiology of anorexia and bulimia nervosa). Bulimia is the early cause of…

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    Anorexia Persuasive Essay

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    Whether it’s anorexia, bulimia or binge eating, eating disorders are destroying the lives of people all over the world. To solve this issue, we as family members and friends of people with eating disorders need to find the root of the problem. The most common reason for an eating disorder is a lack of self love. This lack of confidence comes from a large amount of social media intake, which if decreased, would make a happier more confident humanity. If people suffering from eating disorders…

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    An addition, bulimia nervosa can cause dehydration and loss of potassium, sodium and chloride from the body to exit any food out of its system. The author of National Eating Disorder expresses “In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder” to have these different types of eating disorders…

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    Over the past several decades, eating disorders have been a major health issue, especially among young women in High School and College. In fact, a recent article on USAToday.com states that according to The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that 25% of college students have eating disorders. The story also points out that the same percent of college women report managing weight by binging and purging, stating that students suffering from these eating disorders are not easily…

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    Essay On Eating Disorder

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    avoid the cafeteria. Amber spends every lunch period in the library finishing homework. Her friends want to eat with her and ask why she won’t eat. So why doesn’t Amber go to lunch? What’s wrong with her? Amber has an eating disorder called Anorexia Nervosa. Her mind tells her she doesn’t need food, she has a distorted vision of her body. Some people would say that Amber just wants attention, but an eating disorder should be treated as a mental disorder. Through advancements in medical…

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    Lori: A Case Study

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    follows a discussion of Lori’s situation, specifically her eating disorder and potential co-occurring alcohol-use disorder, along with some suggested treatment goals and service providers. Lori has developed an eating disorder (ED), specifically bulimia nervosa (BN) as defined by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) (2013). For the last few months she has indulged in binge eating at least twice per day at home and with friends, with each episode followed by inappropriate compensatory…

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    eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating. The effects of these disorders have on these individuals can be, and often are fatal. This is due to treatment being costly. It is more costly than typical treatments for other disorders because these particular illnesses affect the body physically and mentally. Eating disorders effect the body along with the brain…

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    Bulimia Essay

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    Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder in which binge eating is followed by self-induced vomiting, laxative or diuretic misuse, fasting, or excessive exercise. After this occurs, individuals with bulimia can feel a of loss of control, guilt, or remorse (Le Grange & Schmid, 2005, p. 587). Although eating disorders are an extremely important health issue, funding for research is extremely limited compared to other disorders. “Research dollars spent on Alzheimer 's Disease averaged $88 per…

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