Table of contents: What Is Anorexia? Symptoms of Anorexia Medical Consequences of anorexia Genetic factors Psychological factors Social factors Anorexia Statistics What is Bulimia ? What Causes Bulimia? Medical complications from bulimia Symptoms of Bulimia Risk Factors of Bulimia Bulimia Statistics Difference between anorexia and bulimia Solution to the problem Literature
What is anorexia? Anorexia is an eating and psychosomatic disorder. Anorexics have an intense fear of becoming fat. Anorexia mainly affects adolescent girls.
Symptoms of Anorexia Dramatic weight loss Fixation on body image Obsession with calories, fat grams, and nutrition Throwing up after eating
Medical Consequences of Anorexia. Loss of menstrual cycle Low Blood Sugar Weakness and Fatigue Enamel erosion in teeth
Genetic factors Body dissatisfactionBody dissatisfaction DietingDieting PerfectionismPerfectionism Childhood sexual abuseChildhood sexual abuse Family history of eating disordersFamily history of eating disorders
Psychological factors Women who are sexually or physically abused often develop ED. Women who struggle with their identity or who feel incapable of dealing with change are also at increased risk of becoming anorexic.
Social Factors Narrow definitions of beauty that include only women and men of specific body weights and shapes.Narrow definitions of beauty that include only women and men of specific body weights and shapes. Cultural pressures that glorify thinness and place value on obtaining the "perfect body."Cultural pressures that glorify thinness and place value on obtaining the "perfect body."
Anorexia Statistics One in 200 American women suffers from anorexia An estimated 10 – 15% of people with anorexia are males Only 1 in 10 people with ED receive treatment 95% of those who have ED are between the ages of 12 and 25
What is Bulimia? Regular episodes of out-of-control binge eating Inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain Self-worth is excessively influenced by weight and physical appearance
Medical complications from bulimia Decrease in libido Disruption in the normal bowel release function. Hoarseness
Symptoms of Bulimia Using the bathroom frequently after meals Bloodshot eyes Depression or mood swings
Risk factors of Bulimia Being a woman Having mental health problems Having low self-esteem Being addicted to illegal drugs or alcohol
Bulimia Statistics Children as young as 6 years have been known to have develop bulimia 64% are near a normal weight range
Difference between anorexia and bulimia Anorexia is more common in teenagers, while bulimia is more often seen in women in their 20's Anorexia is self- starvation Bulimia is ''binge- purge''
Solution to the problem You must crave for recover Undegro a course of medical treatment in clinic Fell in love with yourself that what you are
Literature Wikipedia Agras, W. S. Eating disorders: Management of obesity, bulimia, and anorexia nervosa. Fairburn, C. G., Jones, R., et al. Three psychological treatments for bulimia nervosa: A comparative trial. http://www.mamashealth.com/ea t/bulimia.asp