CSU PSY 320 - Final Exam Study Guide (6 pages)

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Colorado State University- Fort Collins
Psy 320 - Abnormal Psychology
Abnormal Psychology Documents

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PSY 320 1st Edition Final Exam Study Guide Know the following terms and individuals Anorexia nervosa Restriction of food fear of gaining weight lack of recognition about the seriousness of current body image Distorted body image Treatment weight gain and therapy Risk Factors Dieting anxious person perfectionist cultural death of a loved one of someone close sexual abuse Bulimia nervosa Periods of overeating in which the person feels out of control often eating 2 00 calories in one sitting then purging by vomiting laxatives or others forms to rid the food then a psychological period revolving around their body image must occur once a week for 3 months CBT is the best known treatment Risk factors When women more commonly however sometimes can happen with men see themselves as overweight and begin dieting Binge eating disorder Consumption of large amounts of food and the sense that one cannot control themselves can eat as much as 10 000 calories Must have 3 of the following 1 Eating much more rapidly 2 Eating until uncomfortably full 3 Eating large amounts of food without being physically hungry 4 Eating alone because one is embarrassed by how much they eat 5 Feeling disgusted depressed or guilty after eating Runs in families usually happens with people that are already obese Pica A feeding disorder in which the person eats something that wouldn t normally be considered food Examples clay cornstarch coffee grinds paint chips paste etc Sometimes linked to OCD Must last longer than a month Orthorexia Nervosa definition Extreme preoccupation with avoiding foods perceived to be unhealthy Not listed in the DSM 5 Obesity trends risk factors risks In present society it has a lot to do with the abundance of food and lack of exercise Risks Cultural the cultural food is higher in calories and the location is not as accessible to biking or other exercise or it is dangerous to exercise outside and cannot afford gym membership Genetic Factors Distribution of fat obesity at young

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