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- 1.Avoiding the Trap: The belief that PERFECT people have PERFECT bodies and live PERFECT lives!
2. Todays Societal Pressure
- From flipping the pages of your favorite magazine to flipping channels with the television remote; people are constantly being bombarded with images of thin people.
3. Then and Now
- THEN - in the 1950s Marilyn Monroe was looked at as a sex symbol; today she would be considered overweight.
4. Then and Now
- NOW - children are seeing female actors taking their weight to the extremes.
5. Staggering Stats
- About 1% of female adolescents have anorexia.
- 4% of college-aged women have Bulimia.
- Only about 10% of those with anorexia or bulimia are men.
- Primarily affects teens, but children as young as five and as old as seventy-six have been affected.
6. More stats
- About 60% of adults are overweight and about 1/3 of those are obese.
- About 72% of alcoholic women younger than 30 also have an eating disorder.
- Without any treatment about 20% die.
- With treatment about 60% recover fully and about 20% make only partial recovery.
7. What our kids are told is beautiful
- Height 60
- Weight 101 lbs.
- Size 4
- Bust 39
- Waist 19
8. What our kids dont see as REALITY
- AVERAGE WOMAN
- Height 5 4
- Weight 145 lbs.
- Size 12-14
- Bust 36-38
- Waist 30-33
- Hips 40-42
9. Types of Eating Disorders
- Anorexia Nervosa-the relentless pursuit of thinness.
- Bulimia Nervosa- the diet-binge-purge disorder.
- Binge Eating- uncontrollable urge to eat
10. Less Common Disorders
- Anorexia Athletica- compulsive exercise
- Muscle dysmorphia- opposite of anorexia
- Rumination disorder- food regurgitation
- Pica- craving of non-food items
- Chew and spit- tastes and chews food but will not swallow.
11. Anorexia Nervosa
- Person will refuse to maintain normal weight.
- Weighs 85% or less than normal for age and height.
- Is terrified of being fat.
- Reports of feeling very fat.
- Often associated with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
12. Bulimia Nervosa
- Person binge eats.
- Feeling out of control while eating.
- Vomits, exercises, and misuses laxatives to get rid of calories.
- Believes self-worth requires being thin.
- Weight is usually normal or near normal.
- Diets when not binging so becomes hungry and binges again.
13. Binge Eating Disorder
- Binge eats frequently and repeatedly.
- Feels out of control and unable to stop eating during binge.
- Feels guilty and ashamed of binge eating.
- Has a history of diet failures.
- Tends to be depressed and obese.
- Usually eat for emotional reasons.
14. Warning Signs
- Food Behaviors
- Skipping meals
- Small portions
- Refusal to eat in front of others
- Cooks for entire household, but will not eat meal
- Always has an excuse of why not to eat
- Becomes disgusted with former food favorites
- Usually seen drinking diet soda
15. Signs, cont.
- Appearance and Body Image Behaviors
- Sudden loss of weight
- Fear of gaining weight
- Wears baggy clothing
- Obsesses about size of clothes
- Complains of being fat
- Spends a lot of time in front of mirror finding things to criticize
16. Signs, cont.
- Exercise Behaviors
- Exercises compulsively and excessively
- Athletic performance begins to suffer
- Refuses to change workout routine
17. Signs, cont.
- Thoughts and Beliefs
- Loses ability to think logically
- Becomes irrational and denies anything being wrong
- Becomes argumentative
- Has trouble concentrating
- Envious of thin people
18. Signs, cont.
- Will not discuss feelings
- Becomes moody, irritable, cross
- Feels that they do not fit in so avoid friends and activities
- Feels inadequate
- Experiences depression, anxiety, guilt, and loneliness
19. Signs, cont.
- Social Behaviors
- Tries to please everyone
- Tend to avoid sexual activity
- Tries to control what and where family eats
- Person craves true intimacy but at same time is terrified of it
- Lack of impulse control
20. Medical Complications
- Damage to vital organs especially heart and brain
- Stop menstruating
- Blood pressure drops
- Nails and hair becomes brittle
- Lowering of body temperature; always cold
21. Medical Complications
- Swollen joints
- Loss of calcium in bones
- Irregular heart rhythms and heart failure
- Rupture of stomach
- Loss of enamel on teeth
- Scaring on back of hands
22. Medical Complications
- Binge Eating
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Increased risk of gallbladder disease, heart disease, and many types of cancer
23. Simplistic Causes
- Low self-esteem
- Stress and anxiety
- Need to have control of something
- Fathers/brothers view on weight
24. Where to go for Help
- Call local physician or admit to a hospital specializing in eating disorders
- Internet sites