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  What is anorexia?

 A serious disorder in
which a person starves
     themselves.
              Judy Skinner is a
             recovered anorexic.
• Judy Sargent




    20 years old
                            36 years old
     Judy gave these reasons for
         becoming anorexic:
1. Loss of twin brother
2. Low self-esteem
3. Perfectionist
4. Parent's divorce
5. Parents obsession with weight
6. Father said she was "fat" and needed to lose
weight.
7. Kids at school used to tease her and call her
“chipmunk cheeks."
WHY WOULD A PERSON
 DEVELOP ANOREXIA?
#1 Media/Social pressures
What was beautiful?
Marilyn Monroe vs. Calista Flockhart
Marilyn Monroe vs. Cortney/Jennifer
What is beautiful today?
#2 Anxiety and/or Stress
#3 Low self-esteem and
     unhappiness
#4 Controlling family
    members
#5 Family emphasis on
 physical appearance
#6 Mother had an eating
       disorder
#7 Perfectionism
Warning Signs of Anorexia:
• Intense fear of gaining weight
• Skips meals by making up excuses
• Will not eat in front of others
• Wears baggy clothing
• Degrades his/her body frequently
• Denial of hunger
• Excessive exercising
Warning Signs of Anorexia:
• Hair growth on body and face
• Hair loss on head
• Absent or irregular menstrual periods
• Perfectionist
• Depressed/Lonely/Anxious/Empty/Hopeless
• Moody/Irritable
• Strange selections of food
• Reads food labels constantly
      What is bulimia?
Frequent episodes of binge
eating followed by one of
the following:
-Vomiting
- Using laxatives
-Fasting
-Over exercising
Binge Eating
WHY WOULD A PERSON
      BINGE?
#1 To fill a void inside
  #2 To hide negative emotions




#3 To cope with daily stresses and
           problems
Why would a person purge?




   *Because of guilt and
depression of having binged.
Warning Signs of Bulimia:
• Worried about body weight
• Excessive food consumption
• Frequent trips to the bathroom after eating
• Blood shot eyes
• Sore throat
• Dental problems (tooth enamel wears away)
• Exercises excessively
• Irregular menstrual periods
• Depression and/or mood swings
Most people with bulimia
are at a normal weight or
     are overweight.

				
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