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GACE Health Education: Eating Disorders & Nutritional Problems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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 2 2. How can anorexia affect a woman's health?

Question 3 3.

Before Adam leaves the house he double checks every lock, flips the light switch three times, and counts the number of dishes in the sink.

Adam is likely to be diagnosed with:

Question 4 4. What are the three components of the female athlete triad?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a possible treatment option for female athlete triad?

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Question 6 6. Susan's doctor has recommended she take supplements to lessen the harmful effects of female athlete triad. What supplements specifically might Susan's doctor recommend?

Question 7 7. Samantha's parents have noticed that she has been very interested in cooking shows lately, although she doesn't want to join the family for eating in restaurants. They worry she may have an eating disorder. What other warning signs should they be looking out for?

Question 8 8. How is Body Mass Index (BMI) calculated?

Question 9 9. Jenna had an eating disorder when she was younger and hopes to help her own daughters avoid going through what she went through. Which of the following would NOT be an appropriate measure for her to take in order to help prevent eating disorders in her daughters?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of anorexia?

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Question 11 11. When a person has anorexia nervosa, their families should _____.

Question 12 12. Therapy for anorexia nervosa should focus on _____:

Question 13 13. _____ is a type of therapy that helps people understand their thoughts and feelings so they can correct destructive behavioral patterns.

Question 14 14. A person with night eating disorder has an increased risk for which of the following conditions?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is TRUE concerning night eating disorder?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. _____ will likely compound psychological as well as physical conditions.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a requirement to diagnose someone with binge-eating disorder?

Question 19 19. This type of treatment for bulimia nervosa has been found to be effective:

Question 20 20. The longer bulimia goes untreated, the _____.

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Question 21 21. Non-purging bulimia is characterized by _____.

Question 22 22. An extraordinarily thin cancer patient with profuse muscle wasting is most likely suffering from which one of the following?

Question 23 23. What is the proper term for an eating disorder characterized by a distorted body image, an aversion to food, emaciation and fear of becoming obese?

Question 24 24. If a 30-year-old man begins eating clay for a period of one month or more, you can assume he has which one of the following?

Question 25 25. The term risk factor, when applied to an eating disorder, refers to _____.

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Question 26 26. Eating disorders are a result of both _____ and _____ issues.

Question 27 27. 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 28 28.

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 29 29. Susan is a world-class runner whose doctor has just diagnosed her with female athlete triad. As a result, Susan may experience all of the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 30 30. Nancy is recovering from anorexia nervosa. In order to ensure that she stays on her path to good health, her therapist recommended that she seek advice from _____, a professional who provides guidance on healthy eating.

GACE Health Education: Eating Disorders & Nutritional Problems Chapter Exam Instructions

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