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Contemporary Health Issues for Women Exam 1
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Peak ages for eating disorders
-"without appetite" self-starvation, fear of being overweight, extreme dieting. Low calorie foods. 15% or more below normal weight
- Muscle Wasting (no muscle tone/skin on bone), Amenorrhea (stopping period), Slow heart rate, dehydration, sleep disturbance and over exercising, edema (swelling from water gain = puffy cheeks, belly swells, jowls under chin), loss of bone mass, hair growth on body, hair loss on head, low body temp and blood pressure, constipation, depression, heart failure and death.
- eating large amounts of food, followed by some form of purge. (Vomit, laxatives, diuretic, enemas, or ipecac)
- Ipecac: if a child swallows something like poison, you give them this liquid medication to vomit immediately
- Swollen glands in neck and cheeks, cracks in side of mouth, tooth yellowing and damage, bad breath, cuts on fingers, tired and weak, irregular or loss of menstrual cycle, stomach pain and bloating, sore throat, constipation, diarrhea
What is "Binge Eating"
out of control eating without purging. 2 or more times a week.
compulsive exercising that interferes with life's activities
Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specific (a mix of others)
Female Athlete Triad Syndrome
- must have two of the following: eating disorders (or low energy availability), amenorrhoea/oligomenorrhoea, and decreased bone mineral density (osteoporosis and osteopenia) are present.
Common Causes of Eating Disorders
behavioral, emotional, social, interpersonal, and psycological. No two people are alike.
Eating disorders are...
- complex psychological disorder
- combination of genetic, social, and psychological
"Eating disorders are not about food, but about feelings"
- people use food to deal with their feelings
- many of us use food to numb the pain, outlet for feelings
Rape Trauma Syndrome
- a group of reactions: physical, emotional, behavioral reported by victims of sexual assault
Acute Stage of Rape Trauma Syndrome
- happens right away to a few days after the rape
- often feel: shocked, disbelief, fear, anger, overemotional, self-blame, and guilt. Might feel sore and have sleep issues.
Adjustment Stage of Rape Trauma Syndrome
time period after the rape when person is trying to return to normal life. Can last for years
- Difficult concentrating, depression, and difficult to do normal things
Resolution Stage of Rape Trauma Syndrome
long term process try not to focus on the rape. "Get over it." Setback when experience trigger.
- May experience phobias, PTSD.
- trigger: If someone is wearing what their attacker wore, a certain smell or song could make the victim have a flashback
- Falls between consent and denial. Lack of communication. Somewhere between a yes and a no.
- You may be frozen and you can't get the words out of your mouth
- Date rape drugs affect your CNS - cognitive ability shuts down
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