Essays Tagged: "Bulimia nervosa"

Eating Disorders

ndition in which they can literally starve themselves to death.Another two to three percent develop bulimia nervosa, a destructive pattern of excessive overeating followed byvomiting or other ' purgin ... excersising obsessively. Some use a combination of all these forms of purging.Many individuals with bulimia ' binge and purge ' in secret and maintain normal or above normal body weight,they can often ...

(6 pages) 438 3 3.2 Jan/1988

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bulimia;topics;symptoms, causes, effects, treatments, what you can do to help get bulimia under control, risk factors, stress, and peer pressure, and who is most likely to develop bulimia.

Bulimia is a very serious psychological eating disorder. Bulimia is also called bulimia nervosa. It ... ives and diuretics, or complulsive exercises. Shape and weight concerns are also characteristics of bulimia. A binge is an episode where an individual wats a very large amount of food than most people ... The main topics dicussed are the symptoms, causes, effects, treatments, what you can do to help get bulimia under control, risk factors, stress, and peer pressure, and who is most likely to develop bu ...

(4 pages) 156 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Eating Disorders

y. These 10 million people suffer from some sort eating disorder, most commonly Anorexia nervosa or Bulimia nervosa.The first and most common eating disorder, affecting nearly seven million women and ... become extremely nervous, depressed, and often suicidal.The second type of major eating disorder is Bulimia nervosa. Bulimia is an eating disorder in which persistent over concern for body weight and ...

(7 pages) 276 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Bulimia Nervosa. How can people become bulimic? When did it get started? How do people with Bulimia Nervosa keep weight off? What is Bulimia Nervosa?

Bulimia NervosaBulimia, meaning ox-like hunger, was first mentioned in the literature in the 18th ce ... nized as an illness by the American Psychiatric Association until 1979 and was not officially named Bulimia Nervosa until 1987 by G. Russell in England. Individuals with Bulimia Nervosa are similar to ... abusing laxatives, abusing diuretics, or misusing enemas, to prevent weight gain. The diagnosis of bulimia nervosa is only made if the bulimic behaviors do not occur during an episode of Anorexia Ner ...

(3 pages) 67 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Anorexia and Bulimia

e in today's society is eating disorders. The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. As many as twenty percent of females in their teenage and adult years suffer from e ... s twenty percent of females in their teenage and adult years suffer from either anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. Males are also afflicted by these eating disorders, but at a much lower rate, with ...

(4 pages) 43 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Prozac - What is it?

ibed for treatment of depression but has also been used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bulimia nervosa.Prozac, which bares the chemical name "fluoxetine hydrochloride," was the first sele ... ot been able to afford (Swiatek).In the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bulimia nervosa the recommended dosage of Prozac daily is 20mg. This can be increased if the patient ...

(4 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Eating Disorders in Athletes

g athletes are anorexia nervosa, which is a pursuit of thinness by not eating enough or at all, and bulimia nervosa which is characterized by binge eating fallowed by self induced vomiting. Athletes i ...

(5 pages) 95 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Anorexia and Bulemia

ay thin. There are many disorders and conditions involving food and weight but anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are the two that have gained the most attention and have become the definition of ea ... or adaption to change, perfectionism, and have a fear of growing up. A person suffering from bulimia nervosa has normal and regular binge-eating episodes and tend to feel out of control while e ...

(2 pages) 75 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

This essay is about teenage eating disorders. There Causes and the cures

f food and an obsession with thinness. The three most common eating disorders are Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Obesity. These conditions effect many teens around the world. They are real, co ... ight to deal with emotional problems.The second type of major eating disorder that affects teens is Bulimia Nervosa. Bulimia is an eating disorder in which people binge and then vomit to rid themselve ...

(2 pages) 97 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Bulimia

What Is Bulimia?Bulimia, also known as bulimia nervosa, is a psychological eating disorder involving overeat ... chological eating disorder involving overeating (binge-eating) and self-induced vomiting (purging). Bulimia is not only when someone vomits, its also when someone uses inappropriate methods of weight ... . This includes fasting, enemas, excessive use of laxatives and diuretics, or compulsive exercising.Bulimia is a serious eating disorder which mainly affects females, although males may also become su ...

(7 pages) 96 3 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Report on Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia nervosa, better known as bulimia, is most common among female adolescents through their mid- ... his binge-purge cycle from once a week to many times a day. Most often the cycle is done in secret. Bulimia may also be used in conjunction with anorexia nervosa, where the sufferer undergoes a binge- ... fuse to eat. Most bulimics have a normal bodyweight and appear to be healthy.Although the causes of bulimia remain to be unknown, many believe it is triggered by a pathological fear of becoming fat. C ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Eating Disorders - High school Sophomore Health Class

r from eating disorders, some of the most common types are Compulsive Eating, Anorexia Nervosa, and Bulimia Nervosa.Compulsive overeating is characterized by uncontrollable eating and consequent weigh ... being overweight will keep others at a distance and make them less attractive. Unlike anorexia and bulimia, there is a high proportion of male overeaters.Anorexia is characterized by a significant we ...

(2 pages) 29 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Bulimia: The expression of a larger problem.

written this report to inform readers of the causes and effects of a lesser known eating disorder, Bulimia Nervosa and to prove my theory that advertising leads to teenagers having poor body image an ... er detailed research I have found that media influences only a small percentage of what can lead to bulimia nervosa. Media along with biological, family, individual and many other factors comprise tog ...

(11 pages) 96 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bulimia.

Bulimia Nervosa is a serious, potentially life threatening eating disorder characterized by a cycle ... 80% of women in the Unites State, 1% to 2% of adolescents and young women. The typical person with bulimia is well educated, inn her early twenties, and close to their ideal body weight. Men also suf ... twenties, and close to their ideal body weight. Men also suffer from bulimia. More men suffer from bulimia than from anorexia and on the rise with increasing numbers. The reason why men develop this ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Are eating disorders psychological or caltural problems?

eport will present definitions of the different types of eating disorders i.e. anorexia nervosa and bulimia. It will provide etiology of the different types of eating disorders according to the differ ... onsidered to be suffering from an ED (Mayer, 2005). Despite the fact that anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) are commonly identified as THE eating disorders, there are other types of disor ...

(7 pages) 187 3 4.1 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Eating Disorders

. In the psychiatric setting, eating disorders are divided into three categories: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge eating disorder. These eating disorders are all identified and classified ... ood intake of less than 1,000 calories per day, excessive exercise, diet pills or even self-induced Bulimia nervosa, on the other hand, is an "episodic, uncontrolled, compulsive, rapid ingestion of la ...

(7 pages) 209 1 4.2 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bulimia--A destruction to one's self

Bulimia nervosa, more commonly known simply as bulimia or binge and purge disorder, is an eating dis ... 4 college-aged women in America, or 1 in 10,000 Americans. The most common misconception concerning bulimia is that it is simply a physical or mental problem. Many people do not understand that bulimi ... s both the mind and the body, and in its course can destroy both aspects of the diseased individual.Bulimia affects a variety of different people, but generally the victims will fall tend to fall into ...

(6 pages) 65 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

To Eat or Not to Eat: A research paper on eating disorders

der.There are many different types of eating disorders. The three most common are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. They usually affect young women in their teens and twent ... ercent will eventually die from complications related to anorexia.Another deadly eating disorder is bulimia nervosa. A bulimic will go through a period of excessive eating followed by purging. This ea ...

(7 pages) 100 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Abortion

My project was on eating disorders, mainly anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.Eating disorders are strong expressions of food and weight concerns. People with eat ... e so they become dangerously thin. It affects teenage girls mainly. Actions leading to anorexia and bulimia it starts by trying to deal with fat. The possible signs of anorexia: - loss of 15 % or mor ...

(1 pages) 533 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Eating Disorders

not a physical need (Palme). Two eating disorders that are seen most today are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.Anorexia nervosa is an often chronic eating disorder of which one ignores hunger and ... aining a minimal body weight within fifteen percent of the individual's normal body weight (Wolfe). Bulimia nervosa is a life-threatening eating disorder of which an individual goes through episodes o ...

(12 pages) 83 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing