Maudsley Family Therapy

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  • Motivation Of Behavior And The Relationship With Emotions

    Chapter 10 in the book is talking about the motivation of a behavior and the relationship with the emotions. Living things have motivations to keep living or behave the way they. For example, a bacteria lives, eats, and reproduces in order to have a better chance of surviving in the environment. Yet, humans are more complicated living things. Humans tend to be motivated for many things and the purposes for keep going everyday may change over time. Also, that motivation can be related to emotions…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa And Eating Disorders: A Case Study

    “I did this to myself” (Hasmi, personal communication, October 17, 2014), Bulimics blame themselves for the problems associated with their eating disorder; they pinpoint the cause onto themselves as an inability to cope. Bulimia Nervosa affects females and males equally; although the rate at which males seek treatment is much lower than women, there is no reason to believe one gender group is more subjective to the disorder. Bulimia is commonly known as the purging of food, through literal…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Eating Disorders

    On July 22, 2011, Alana Goldsmith, a 23 year old Australian woman took her own life by standing in front of an oncoming train. Goldsmith was a long time sufferer of anorexia nervosa and is said to have took her life so she would not have to deal with her negative body image issues anymore. An increasing amount of young women are plagued with to difficulty of suffering from an eating disorder. In many of these instances, the disorder goes unknown for a long, if not whole period of time. These…

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  • Anorexia Vs Bulimia Essay

    Eating disorders for example anorexia and bulimia are both serious disease and can also be very dangerous if you have one. The two disorders can have big and serious implications on your well-being and mental health. Eating disorders are affecting many people not just in America but all over the world and it should be taken more seriously and treated like a more serious disease. Many people struggle with everyday life if they do have an eating disorder and it is tough for them to find help for…

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  • Anorexia Nervosa Warning Signs Essay

    obsessive or compulsive personality traits have been known to develop anorexia nervosa, as they find it easier to adhere to strict diets and resist the temptation to eat. Family If you have a parent or other family member who has/had anorexia nervosa, you are more likely to develop the disorder than someone without that family background. Parents who are constantly dieting, parents who are very focussed on physical appearance and parents who often criticize other people’s bodies are more likely…

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  • Cognitive Differences Between Men And Women

    Gender roles are the expectations that are widely accepted by society, about how each gender should behave. Gender stereotypes are the fixed and far to expected beliefs of how women and men should behave. The difference between these two are that gender roles, are the do’s and don’ts according to your gender, and gender stereotypes are how they expect you to behave based on a grouped understanding. Rathus (2010) Physical traits of men are that they have deeper voices, facial hair, more body…

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  • Pro-Ana Body Image

    Barbie’s perfect image has impacted young children by influencing and pressuring them to be this idealized, fake human who is perfect in every asset. The different forms of play with children and their Barbie dolls can represent how they perceive their body image. Anger and torture play can be a representation of the young child’s disapproval of their body image, as opposed to the societal norm of feminine expression. The feminine image that the doll gives off to young children has damaged…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Pica

    Fred K. Berger emphasizes: Treatment should first address any missing nutrients or other medical problems, such as lead poisoning. Treating pica involves behaviors, the environment, and family education. One form of treatment associates the pica behavior with negative consequences or punishment (mild aversion therapy). Then the person gets rewarded for eating normal foods. Medications may help reduce the abnormal eating behavior if pica is part of a developmental disorder such as intellectual…

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  • Gastroparesis Essay

    When severe weight loss and restricted eating occurs, the body loses fat, leading to a weakening of the stomach muscles and damage to the extrinsic and intrinsic nerves. The extrinsic nerves connect the digestive organs to the spinal cord and brain, while the intrinsic nerves control the digestion and passing of food. Brown and Mehler (2015) have found that with weakened stomach muscles and damaged nerves, gastrointestinal complications arise and once the body weight is less than 15-20 percent…

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  • The Second Side Of The Mirror Analysis

    anorexic. As time passed I did not speak to her about the condition she was in, because my teacher did. Foster did get thin and thinner, almost too thin to where I felt she was going to faint while dancing. Thankfully a year later she went to group therapy, was healthier and happier and also told me a bit about her disease. I remember her speaking to me about her fantasy. Her fantasy was to become a Victoria Secret model. She was depressed for a couple of months due to moving schools and not…

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