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1. Every day, we are surrounded by messages from different sources that impact the way we feel about the way we look. For some, poor body image is a sign of a serious problem: an eating disorder. Eating disorders are not just about food. They are often a way to cope with difficult problems or regain a sense of control. They are complicated illnesses that affect a person's sense of identity, worth, and self-esteem. Do you know anyone that has an eating disorder?
2. Many people recognize anorexia and bulemia as eating disorders. There is actually a lengthy list of recognized eating disorders. How many of the following did you know are classified as eating disorders?
Anorexia Nervosa - inadequate food intake, intense fear of gaining weight
Anorexia Athletica - excessive exercising, low food intake
Bulemia Nervosa - eating and purging (vomiting or laxatives)
Binge Eating - frequently eating large amounts of food
Pica - eating non-food items, i.e." dirt
Night Eating Disorder - excessive nighttime food consumption
Orthexia - obsessed with eating foods that one considers healthy
Emotional Eating - eating in response to emotions (sadness = ice-cream)
All of them
None of them
3. Eating disorders are much more common among females than males. What is the gender of the person that has an eating disorder?
4. Has the person sought help with the eating disorder?
08/31/2015 Health & Fitness 1411 20 By: Susansbs