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  • Ballet Dancers Eating Disorders Essay

    Suzanne Abraham (1996) describes how dancers feel, and what their physical appearance should look like. Researchers have found that among ballet dancers, it is common to have an eating disorder. Dancers want to be thin and have a ballet dancer body, and not everybody is born the same way to have that lean body type. Therefore, girls start bad habits, such as throwing up and not eating, just so they can have that ballet body type. Gelsey Kirkland, a ballet dancer, explains, “I starved by day,…

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  • Gravidarum Case Studies

    - Elizabeth’s prepregnancy weight status based on her BMI is that she is of normal weight. Her calculated BMI of 23.5 is within the normal weight range of 18.5 to 24.9. - Elizabeth’s recommended weight gain during the pregnancy is 25-35 pounds due to her BMI being in the normal weight range of 18.5 to 24.9. The reference value used was the BMI of 23.5. - Elizabeth’s pattern of weight gain from her first visit to the last was relatively steady. She did not show signs of erratic weight gain or…

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  • The Negative Influence Of Barbie's Body Image

    “If it were a human, it would be seven feet tall and weigh eighty-one pound of which fifty-three pounds would be bosoms”. (Barry, 787) As Barry describes what a real life Barbie would be as a human, he also states that it is a difficult appearance standard to live up to. As girls grow up playing with Barbie’s they start to look up to Barbie’s “perfect body”. The most common perspective of how girls think their body image looks is negative, and this is influences by media. Girls tend to think…

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  • What Is Obsession Of Being Thin Essay

    Society now and days idolize individuals the idea of being thin by influencing them with social media, television commercials of thin models, and famous celebrities’ who are paying for surgeries to have a thin body. In North America, men and women were given a point that being gratified and strong, they had to obtain a toned and thin body (Thompson, 1997). Obsession of being thin can lead to eating disorders among individuals who are unable to receive a perfect body figure. Eating disorders…

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  • Why Do People Become Bulimia?

    This disorder affects people of all ages, but usually more women than men. Many people, including family and friends of the patient, do not recognize that someone has this disorder; it is usually done in secret. There are two categories of bulimia: purging and non-purging bulimia. Purging bulimia is when people, on a regular basis, cause themselves to vomit or use laxatives after binge eating. Non-purging bulimia is similar to anorexia, when a person tries to get rid of calories and prevent…

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  • Anorexia Dreaming: A Case Study Essay

    journal the author talked about the case study of a “Dream of a Dreamer” in this case Stephanie’s dream that happened at the time where her condition had become life threatening, and how dreams interpretations had been ignored on the treatment and therapy for patients with eating disorders, but most of the time patients mentioned dreams and how significant that can be for them for a recover of an eating…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa Summary

    An Analysis of two Articles of Bulimia Nervosa Gustavo Cisneros College of the Desert The first article is correlating the test score of coherence in people with eating disorders both binging and purging and binging. A Group of 47 adolescents ranging from ages fourteen to eighteen were used for the group with a binging disorder. A group of 42 adolescents ranging from ages twelve to eighteen were used for the group with purging disorders. Lastly a group of twenty five adolescents ranging from…

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  • Kristina Saffran's Recovery Story

    Most common treatments include medical treatment, therapy with a psychologist, and a dietitian in order to help the patient get back to the set point weight of a healthy human. Anorexia is not a disorder that could be cured with a pill, it requires constant medical care and attention if the patient suffers…

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  • Informative Essay On Bulimia

    negative thoughts about their body shape, weight, and dieting. Healing the emotional part of them, that helps them start the eating disorder in the first place, is the last treatment option. Some of the emotional treatments are cognitive behavior therapy, diabetic behavior…

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  • Leah's Eating Disorders Case Study

    are : psychodynamic approach and social learning. The factors that contributed to Leah's eating disorder can be attributed to her psychological - dysfunctional family history/childhood experiences (neglected by biological parents and removed from their care, found malnourished and living in dirty conditions ) and sociological - family dynamics ( sister was bullied from school for being overweight and Carla, her adoptive mother has healthy weight and proud of weight and occasionally skip meals…

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