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  • Reflection On Clinical Placement

    My clinical placement was at the New Farm Clinic – Unit 2 (General Psychiatry). Initially, I had mixed emotions about my clinical placement. I felt excited, because I knew it is a great learning experience for me regarding mental health disorders. However, I also felt a little anxious thinking that the patients might be in their period of hallucinations though not to a degree that they are dangerous to me. I was unsure about how I would feel. I think I am mindful and respectful at others…

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  • Summary Of Rhetoric Of Anorexia

    From reading young scholars in writing in article of “rhetoric of anorexia: eating as a metaphor for living” this article is about popular glorification of self-control, coupled with physical and emotional anxieties during transitional periods of life frequently trigger disordered eating. To an anorexic, the state of feeling fat is constant. Resisting food and losing weight become achievements in themselves, and instances of overeating become crises. In extreme cases of anorexia, any eating can…

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  • Summary: The Influence Of Mass Media On Eating Disorders

    According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), the rates of eating disorders have been growing rapidly in the past two decades. Eating disorders are a growing problem due to society’s obsession with thinness and impact over 20 million women. They can have a drastic impact on one’s health, including consequences such as bone loss, kidney damage, and an abnormally slow heart rate (“Getting the Facts on Eating Disorders”). Furthermore, NEDA states that “females with anorexia between…

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  • Depression: The Plague Of Depression

    The Plague of Depression Introduction Most of the world is familiar with the concept of depression and most every individual will likely experience feelings of depression at some point in their lives. According to Lanier (2003), “Approximately 20 million people suffer from some form of depression during any given year in the U.S. In fact, depression has become one of the most common medical problems around the world” (p.27). Such rates are affected by and vary due to gender, soci-economic…

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  • Compare And Contrast Anorexia And Bulimia Nervosa

    anorexia people many think that a major cause is when people are involved in sports that have a big focus on thinness and body type. Popular theories for why a person may develop bulimia include, sexual abuse, chemicals in the brain, or if a person has a family member who thinks looks and body image is very important they have a greater chance to develop bulimia. Some causes for anorexia may include, the genetic make up in a person’s body that could make them more vulnerable to develop…

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  • Eating Disorders Summary

    Studies have shown that family genetics, dealing with life events and difficulties, criticism from family members and partaking in activities that encourage being thin can lead to the development of AN and BN. In addition, there are people who at risk of developing eating disorders and some include females, young adults…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between Anorexia And Bulimia

    Body dissatisfaction, or distorted perception of one’s self-image, has become a common problem in today’s society (Ortega-Roldan, 2014). People want to be the skinniest, fittest, and thinnest. Because of this, eating disorders (ED), such as anorexia and bulimia, emerged. Although there are many eating disorders, these are the most common (Walsh, 1998). In short, anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by lack of appetite and weight loss (Lloyd, 2014). Bulimia is a different eating disorder…

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  • When Healthy Eating Becomes An Obsession By Sarah Elizabeth Richards

    Richards discusses how some people suffer from orthorexia nervosa, an eating behavior disorder, where people become addicted to healthy food. She states that this addiction causes a threat to their health as well as their relationship with friends and family and she also includes some useful tips that can help overcome this unhealthy obsession. After studying the article, I felt shocked that most people (including myself) are unaware of this disorder and I believe that people should spread more…

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  • Anorexia In America Essay

    An american entrepreneur named Jim Rohn once said, "Take care of your body. It 's the only place you have to live." Many tend hide their feelings and fears from others. When family problems occur, it takes a tole on them. The can not control what happens to their family, and sometimes punish themselves for something that is not their fault. Some even punish themselves by making the decision to stop eating. Anorexia starts taking over their life. Some call anorexia a disorder while others call it…

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  • Examples Of How To Get Rid Of Stomach Fat Essay

    A protruding belly or excess stomach fat is a source of great distress. When it comes to weight loss, the stomach is the one body part which gets the most attention. People try everything to get rid of stomach fat. The Body Operates in Paradoxes People have to understand that the body works in paradoxical ways. When you emphasize your efforts on a particular body part, it usually gets worse. Take the example of spot training. This is a real favourite among dieters who strive for a flatter…

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