Eating Disorders: Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa


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Eating Disorders: Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa
This paper is on eating disorders for an undergraduate course in abnormal psychology. The two main forms of eating disorders are identified, bulimia and anorexia nervosa. This paper examines the symptoms and potential causes of eating disorders. The final section of the reviews the potential causes and treatment. A general conclusion is presented as to the need to identify individuals at risk early before the harmful effects reach a crisis state.
Eating Disorders
In a world that renders daily images of starvation it is difficult to image than in nations where food is in abundance many individuals suffer from eating disorders. The Diagnostics and Statistical Manual of the American...
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