Anorexia and Bulimia Anorexia and Bulimia

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Analy Guardado amp Alexis Oviedo Demi Lovato She couldnt bear to see her body on television anymore She was bullied when she was young Felt alone so she started to cut herself ID: 588945

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Anorexia and Bulimia

Analy Guardado & Alexis OviedoSlide2

Demi Lovato

She couldn’t bear to see her body on television anymore.She was bullied when she was young.Felt alone so she started to cut herself.It got to a point where she only ate two meals a week.Started purging, five times a day during her movie, “Camp Rock”Resorted to music and working at the studio.Slide3


A lack or loss of appetite for food (as a medical condition).An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat.a distorted body image refusal to maintain a healthy body weightan intense fear of gaining weightSlide4


Bulimia is an illness in which a person binges on food or has regular episodes of overeating and feels a loss of control. The affected person then uses various methods -- such as vomiting or laxative abuse -- to prevent weight gain.Symptoms:Binging & purgingCompulsive exerciseThrowing away packages of laxatives, diet pills, emetics (drugs that cause vomiting), or diureticsRegularly going to the bathroom right after mealsSlide5

Theories of Anorexia& Bulimia

AnorexiaAnnabella Rutigliano says that anorexia can be caused by enviromental,psychological, and biological factors. anorexia may be the development of control issues.Bulimia:University of Maryland Medical center said Genes may play a part,there is some evidence that women who have a sister or mother with bulimia are at higher risk of developing the condition. Psychological factors may also play a part including having low self-esteem, not being able to control impulsive behaviors, and having trouble expressing anger.

Ex People who been through sexual abuse.Slide6

Treatment for Anorexia & Bulimia

Anorexia: Admit you have a problem Talk to someone. Stay away from people, places, and activities that trigger your obsession with being thin. Seek professional helpBulimia:Support groups may be helpful for patients with mild conditions who do not have any health problems.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and nutritional therapy are the preferred first treatments for bulimia that does not respond to support groups.Antidepressants known as selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are often used for bulimia. A combination of CBT and SSRIs is very effective if CBT is not effective alone.Slide7

Facts on Anorexia & Bulimia

Anorexia nervosa most commonly starts in the mid-teens. About one in a hundred 16 to 18 year olds has the illness. It is much more common in girls. Untreated, about 15 per cent of all sufferers will die from the disorder within 20 years of its onset.75% of patients eventually recover almost completely from eating disorders. Approximately half of the remaining 25% continue to have problems and the other half unfortunately die from complications of eating disorder.It is estimated that almost 7 million women and 1 million men have an eating disorder.Slide8