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Eating Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Sam has binge-eating disorder and ends up binging at least once or twice every day. In addition to any biological or family factors that have contributed to Sam's disorder, which of the following will Sam's doctor MOST LIKELY suspect for playing a role in the disease?

Question 2 2. Non-purging bulimia is characterized by _____.

Question 3 3. Therapy for anorexia nervosa should focus on _____:

Question 4 4. Nancy (a 12-year-old girl) talks constantly about how she does NOT want to be fat like her mom. Nancy weighs herself every morning, and rations her food for the day depending on how much she weighed that morning. Nancy has pictures of models hanging in her room, and tells her friends that she will look like them when she grows up. Nancy's friend, Jill, notices a soft, downy-like hair growing on Nancy's arms. Which of the following best describes Nancy?

Question 5 5. Eating disorders are a result of both _____ and _____ issues.

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Question 6 6. This type of treatment for bulimia nervosa has been found to be effective:

Question 7 7. Debby notices that her friend Tara has been very anxious lately and likes to stay in on the weekends. She also notices that Tara looks skinny and her clothes are beginning to hang on her. Debby wonders if Tara might be bulimic. Does Debby's thinking match the situation?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of anorexia?

Question 9 9. _____ will likely compound psychological as well as physical conditions.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a requirement to diagnose someone with binge-eating disorder?

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Question 11 11. The term risk factor, when applied to an eating disorder, refers to _____.

Question 12 12. The longer bulimia goes untreated, the _____.

Question 13 13. When a person has anorexia nervosa, their families should _____.

Question 14 14. Emma (a 17-year-old girl) mentions that she would like to lose weight and eat healthier. She does some research, and selects a diet and workout program to follow for the next month. Emma is going to take measurements and weigh herself at the beginning and at the end of her program. Which of the following best describes Emma?

Question 15 15. While approaching the topic of binge eating is difficult, actually treating the disorder can also be a challenge. Why might this be the case?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an aspect of Bulimia?

Question 17 17.

Jane always finds herself obsessing over the smallest imperfection every time she walks past a mirror. She notices the tiniest pimple, or the smallest blemish even if it is not noticeable to anyone else. All of Jane's friends and family do not see the flaws that she sees when she looks in the mirror.

Based on the example above, Jane most likely suffers from:

Question 18 18.

Chelsea frequently overindulges in her food choices, which leaves her feeling ashamed of the possible weight she could gain. In order to not worry about the excessive amount of calories she has consumed, she makes herself throw up.

Which of the following eating disorders does Chelsea suffer from?

Question 19 19. It is estimated that 5% to 20% of individuals who have eating disorders are male. Why might this number be inaccurate?

Question 20 20. Body dysmorphic disorder is treated similarly to

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Question 21 21. Dana has been binge eating approximately 16 times a week. A doctor would describe Dana's level of binge eating as _____.

Question 22 22. A woman with anorexia may suffer from all of the following except

Question 23 23. How can anorexia affect a woman's health?

Question 24 24. Ayda is a teenager living in the Middle East. She is surrounded by a conservative culture that her family has lived in for centuries. Janet is a teenager living in the United States. She is surrounded by modern American culture and her family has few ties to its generational past. Which of the following factors would MOST LIKELY cause you to predict that these two girls would not experience the same situation with regard to developing an eating disorder?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a socially accepted behavior that allows many females to avoid a diagnosis of bulimia despite meeting the disorder's criteria?

Eating Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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