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  • Case Study Eating Disorder

    46-year-old woman Alexandra who recently started to gain weight due to developing binge eating. Two different therapeutic approaches - Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Person Centered Therapy to improve her binge eating problem will be reviewed and compared. In addition, briefly will be discussed the MB EAT program aimed at enhancement of the PC Therapy. From the CBT perspective, Alexandra can be viewed as a person who has an interrelated behavioral and cognitive problems. She is struggling with…

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  • The Globalization Of Eating Disorders By Susan Bordo Analysis

    This critique is based on a passage written by Susan Bordo titled “The Globalization of Eating Disorders”. Susan, well-known feminist scholar and Pulitzer Prize nominee in this article describes the effects of imagery in media circles on the eating habits (eating disorders) of various individuals across numerous national, cultural, racial and social backgrounds. In her work, she talks about how individuals who otherwise would have had no issues with their appearance in terms of body weight are…

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  • Causes Of Anorexia Nervosa

    involving the mind. The mind can be easily in overdrive when the person is determined to be successful at a certain task. Many people who suffer from anorexia do not realize how the disorder has affected their lifestyle or body; close friends and family are usually…

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  • How Do Words And Actions Affect People

    It was the only release I had. It was the only thing that kept me ‘sane’ through everything.” For them it is a way to feel relief. Keeping feelings bottled up inside can be emotionally exhausting and painful. Many people can go to a best friend or family member to vent those feelings, but people with depression often feel like they aren’t important enough to take up someone else’s time talking about their problems, especially someone who is very important to them. For them, self-harm is a way…

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  • The Effects Of Eating Disorders On The Health Of College Students

    For college students in the United States, the act of taking care of one’s health sometimes falls to the bottom of one’s list of priorities as classes, assignments, and extracurricular activities pile up. As a likely result of the stressors in the life of a college student, healthcare for this demographic group has become an area of interest and concern. Among the many medical issues that college students face, eating disorders have dramatically increased their prevalence in some student…

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  • Beauty Advertising In America

    Barbara Tuchman argues that advertising in America is flooding our minds with pictures of perfection and goals of happiness that are seemingly easy to attain. Advertising is in the air Americans breathe and for those who feed on little else, advertisements leave a certain fuzziness of perception. As we absorb the unattainable images of perfection and happiness, it leaves us with a false impression and misleading picture of reality. The consequences of advertising in American can be damaging to…

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  • Colon Cleansing Essay

    During digestion, food is broken down in the mouth, stomach, and intestines. Many nutrients are absorbed in the small intestine into the circulation, while undigested food particles and waste are passed on to the large intestine (colon) for elimination. People normally pass stools once or twice a day, but some people may do this less frequently. The colon, therefore, also serves as storage of wastes until bowel movement occurs. Intestinal cleansing or colon cleansing has been practiced for over…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa Essay

    self-induced vomiting; the misuse of laxatives, or diet medications; fasting; and excessive exercise. (Shapiro, et al., 2007) This disorder was categorized as separate diagnostic disorder in 1979, since then it has been found that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is most effective in combatting bulimic behaviours (Mitchell, et al., 2002). The use of CBT on Bulimia Nervosa has been found to be effective due to emphasis on both maladaptive cognitions and behaviours that contribute to the…

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  • Essay On Anorexia And Bulimia

    In America today we see all kinds of things pointed towards how we are an overweight country and hundreds if not thousands of ways to remedy that issue. But we are failing to see other just as dangerous thing that are happening to the bodies of people today. Those things are also centered around eating but instead of over eating or eating things that are harmful to us. The thing that is just as harmful is the issue of Anorexia and Bulimia both of which is majority ravaging the bodies of teens…

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  • Schizophrenia Case Study Anorexia Nervosa

    involvements as a child. In a social context, Nicole’s friends and family tend to shun the addiction, cutting her off and communicating that their love for her rests uncertain. Through failing to call the cops, and disregarding the origin, Nicole’s addiction to her feeding tube and nine medications devises an economic liability not only on herself, but also on her friends and family. Enclosed in an environment of friends and family who express a “Get over it” arrogance and disgusted judgements,…

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