Essays Tagged: "Bulimia"

Anorexia Nervosa is the subject of this essay. This essay was part of a project I did on the eating disorder.

estricts her food intake to the point of danger; she may alternate fasting with periods of binging (bulimia). Some symptoms of the disease are: intense fear of becoming obese that does not diminish as ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Media influence on Eating disorders

The three most common eating disorders that affect many teenagers are Obesity, Anoxeria Nervosa and Bulimia. North America is said to have an increasing obesity problem and it is one that is affecting ... hy foods, many of them, girls and boys alike, suffer from the eating disorders Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia. While these two disorders are different they share the commonality of wanting to be excessi ...

(3 pages) 171 2 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


ffect on serotonin, these drugs have been used not only in depression but also OCD, panic disorder, bulimia and anorexia, schizophrenia, alcoholism, borderline personality disorder, impulsive aggressi ...

(2 pages) 104 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Eating Disorders and the Media

oncerned with selling product, why is it blamed for the low self-esteem and body image and thus the bulimia and anorexia seen in today's women?The images projected by the media in commercials, product ... from the media create a lower self-esteem in the young women, which would lead to the practices of bulimia and anorexia. What the researchers found however was that depression is the main reason thes ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Understanding Bulimia Nervosa

ffering patient however they don't understand the disease themselves. In order to help someone with bulimia one must understand what bulimia is, how it is diagnosed and the most important how it is tr ... t is treated.In order to understand this particular disorder it is important that one realizes what bulimia is. Bulimia is defined as "periods of uncontrolled eating." (Goldner) "A person eats anywher ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

About Anorexia Nervosa

ing thinner and thinner. These changes are leading to eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Although there are not any identifiable physical causes of anorexia nervosa, there are seve ... mple, in 1994 world class gymnast Christy Henrich died after her struggle with anorexia nervosa and bulimia. When Christy died she was 4'10" and weighed less then 60 lbs (anorexia athletica). " ...

(7 pages) 161 3 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


an eating disorder as well. The two most common of these eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia.An eating disorder is determined by a person's body weight. If a person's body weight is at ... weight, they are diagnosed as having an eating disorder.The difference between anorexia nervosa and bulimia is that people with anorexia starve themselves and bulimics will go on an eating binge and t ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

3 types of eating disorders: Anorexia is deliberate starvation, bulimia is self induced vomiting, and obesity is overactive eating.

e are 3 different ways that people use to keep their weight down. Anorexia isdeliberate starvation, bulimia is self induced vomiting, and obesity is overactive eating.People who suffer from anorexia s ... lvesoverweight, even though they might be skinny to the point that they are dangerouslyunderweight. Bulimia or binge eating is the consumption of large quantities of food overa short period of time an ...

(3 pages) 127 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Health issues facing young people in australia today

neration of self-satisfied, strong morally upright youth.Eating disorders, namely anorexia nervosa, bulimia and obesity, have serious effects on a person's wellbeing, due to many health problems that ... iving it the highest mortality rate of all eating disorders. He also states some problems caused by Bulimia Nervosa due to vomiting, laxative abuse, and other diuretic abuse, such as tooth decay (expo ...

(9 pages) 79 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Judy: a friend, Prom Date and a Bulimic.

he was doing anything else than the normal things people did in the bathroom. Kate Lovett believes "Bulimia and Depression are related," and learned that Binge eating is not a response to intense hung ... epressed, except for when my friends and I confronted her with our concerns of her bulimic behavior.Bulimia can cause many intestinal problems, such as ulcers, heart problems, dental decay, ruptured e ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


BulimiaBulimia is a serious eating disorder. It affects primarily young women, adolescents to mid-tw ... fect a small percentage of older women and men. It is a problem in at least five- percent of women. Bulimia is known as the bingeing and purging disease. But there are two different types of bulimic p ... ularly engage in self-induced vomiting or the misuse of laxatives, diuretics or enemas. People with bulimia eat compulsively bingeing and may consume up to 10,000 calories in one evening. Their weight ...

(2 pages) 409 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


women who lost her life in a search of the perfect body. Crystal Carter died in complications from bulimia and anorexia. A graceful women, a young women with a bright future and brilliant laughter"&b ... ¦and this candle shine light upon the myth of perfect bodies.She died after a long battle of bulimia, which made her life even more unbearable.She was going to become a doctor in hopes to help ...

(1 pages) 301 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

People's Princess

opularity rose beyond the stars, yet Diana was unhappy with her marriage and suffered from years of bulimia and depression. She borne the future king to England's throne, Prince William, and second to ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Media Effects Eating Disorders In American Population

33; to one or all of the above questions, you may be one of the many victims of anorexia nervosa or bulimia. The beauty industry holds much responsibility in the increasing number of eating disorder c ... e they are concerned with and defined in part by the weight of the individual. Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are most commonly seen in adolescent girls and young adult women, but occur in less than ten ...

(8 pages) 32 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anorexia Nervosa

n of Concepts: Anorexia Nervosa Anorexia nervosa is many times confused with the disease of bulimia. Many people are confused as to what the difference is between the two diseases. Let us sett ... ople with anorexia starve themselves, avoid high-calorie foods and exercise constantly. People with bulimia eat huge amounts of food, but they throw up soon after eating, or take laxatives or diuretic ...

(7 pages) 47 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Eating Disorders

In the psychiatric setting, eating disorders are divided into two categories: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. These eating disorders are all identified and classified by DSM- IV or Diagnostic a ... ot classified as a mental disorder in the DSM-IV but it is rather a factor resulting from a pert of bulimia disorder - binge eating.A social issue that continues to cause concern for many teenagers is ...

(11 pages) 98 0 1.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Dying To Be Thin

etty.People have even resorted to eating disorders to try to reach this body. Princess Diana fought bulimia for years. One to four percent of high school and college girls have either anorexia or buli ...

(3 pages) 15 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Obsession with Weight in the Entertainment Industry.         Have you

ssion with weight has gotten extremely out of hand. It has driven women to eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia, attempted suicide, and death from both. The truth is that most of these models ... li Amadei is the first top female model to speak publicly about her personal seven-year battle with bulimia. She's joined the American Anorexia Bulimia Association in educating young people about the ...

(6 pages) 1847 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Effects of Bulimia

About five years ago, my mother's friend Young-Jin Seo lost her only child, Mina Seo, to bulimia and depression (eating disorder). As Mrs. Seo said, "When my daughter died, friend of mine b ... uth Korea could starve to death." As my mother said, "Why don't you feed your daughter?" I think if bulimia and depression were easier to cure, Mrs. Seo would not have lost her daughter. There was a t ... admits that she too had issues about her body growing up. Mina always hated her own body like other bulimia and depression patients. She tells her mother honestly, and she had very little confidence i ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Gender and American Culture

National Organization for Women Foundation 5-10 million women and girls suffer from anorexia and or bulimia in the U.S. and approximately one million men and boys suffer from it too. Twenty-five milli ... te for eating disorders in around twenty percent. Around 85% of people who suffer from anorexia and bulimia and 65% who suffer from binge eating are female and approximately 80% of women aren’t h ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology