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Nutritional Deficiencies, Eating Disorders & Addictions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which nutrient deficiency can increase the risk for osteoporosis over time?

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Question 2 2. Which of the following vitamins is important in maintaining connective tissue?

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Question 3 3. Which nutrient deficiency causes problems with the retina?

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Question 4 4. Scurvy is a medical condition that results from:

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Question 5 5.

If someone eats too much animal fat, especially for a prolonged part of their life, they are putting themselves at risk for:

I. High cholesterol

II. Heart disease

III. An early death

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Question 6 6. An imbalanced diet contains:

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Question 7 7. Many people buy alcohol, lottery tickets or eat more food than they should on occasion. Which of the following could be a factor that would influence addiction in one person rather than another?

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Question 8 8. No matter how much he wants to stop, Jim cannot stop playing World of Warcraft. There are days he will log in at work and continue playing even though it impacts his performance. What is Jim's need for online gaming considered?

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Question 9 9. After a car accident four years ago, Sandra was prescribed opioid based painkillers for a back injury. Despite having fully healed within a few weeks of her accident, Sandra lied to her doctor about her pain and continued to take the pills for over a year because she enjoyed the high that she got off of them. After her doctor realized that Sandra was abusing the medication, he discontinued her prescriptions. Since then, Sandra has been acquiring the drugs through an illegal dealer and requires a higher dose to achieve the same high that she had enjoyed before. Sandra is exhibiting signs of_____

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Question 10 10. _____ will likely compound psychological as well as physical conditions.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a requirement to diagnose someone with binge-eating disorder?

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Question 12 12. 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?

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

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Question 14 14. Therapy for anorexia nervosa should focus on _____:

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Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. The term risk factor, when applied to an eating disorder, refers to _____.

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Question 17 17. 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?

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Question 18 18. It is estimated that 5% to 20% of individuals who have eating disorders are male. Why might this number be inaccurate?

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Question 19 19. The longer bulimia goes untreated, the _____.

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Question 20 20. Non-purging bulimia is characterized by _____.

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Question 21 21. This type of treatment for bulimia nervosa has been found to be effective:

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Question 22 22.

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?

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Question 23 23. Which of the following contributes to eating disorders in today's world?

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Question 24 24. Which of these statements about anorexia is FALSE?

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Question 25 25. Which of the following poses the highest risk for the transmission of infectious disease?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the MOST likely consequence on a person's well-being as a result of alcoholism?

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Question 27 27.

Which of the following can help explain why many drug abusers are malnourished?

I. The drugs they use suppress their appetite

II. They likely have brain cancer, which affects proper thinking

III. They don't have the time/money for proper nutrition

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Question 28 28. Which of the following types of vitamin B is needed to prevent birth defects?

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Question 29 29.

Which of the following may be imbalanced in an imbalanced diet?

I. Proteins

II. Fats

III. Carbohydrates

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Question 30 30. Which of the following are factors that can contribute to the possibility of developing an addiction?

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Nutritional Deficiencies, Eating Disorders & Addictions Chapter Exam Instructions

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