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Study Guide Questions

1.     How many people who suffer from an eating disorder will die as a result?
2.     Anorexia is characterized by an unnatural preoccupation with ________________________ .
3.     How do anorexics induce self-starvation?
4.     The anorexic's body image is ________________________ .
5.     Anorexics are obsessed with thoughts of _________________.
6.     Anorexics have rigid rules about their diets. True or false?
7.     Anorexics are afraid that if they start to eat, they won't stop. True or false?
8.     Most anorexics openly acknowledge that they have a problem. True or false?
9.     Why do some anorexics begin to wear baggy clothes?
10.     What are the effects of anorexia on the body?
11.     Anorexics may not be able to conceive children, even after recovery. True or false?
12.     What do bulimics do?
13.     Bulimics engage in what types of abuse?
14.     How many of America's fifteen-year-olds binge?
15.     Why do some bulimics self-mutilate?
16.     Most bulimics are extremely underweight. True or false?
17.     What are the possible results of laxative abuse?
18.     Why is it dangerous to induce vomiting with Ipecac syrup?
19.     Why does repeated vomiting erode dental enamel?
20.     Eating disorders arise for reasons that usually have nothing to do with food. True or false?
21.     What are factors that can lead to the development of an eating disorder?
22.     The average fashion model weighs _____________ less than the average female of her height.
23.     What neurotransmitter may play a role in the development of eating disorders?
24.     Anorexics have a malfunctioning _________________________ .
25.     What are the "feel good" hormones that are released during exercise?
26.     What are some traits that are commonly seen in the family of an anorexic?
27.     Bulimics often find that their negative feelings go away when they stuff themselves with food. True or false?
28.     Athletes who engage in what sports are often victims of eating disorders?
29.     Why are athletes who have eating disorders so susceptible to orthopedic injuries?
30.     What percentage of those who suffer from eating disorders are males?
31.     Bulimic men generally purge themselves of calories by ____________________.
32.     What are the warning signs that you may be developing an eating disorder?
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