Nutritional Deficiencies, Eating Disorders & Addictions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When a person has anorexia nervosa, their families should _____.

Question 2 2. Therapy for anorexia nervosa should focus on _____:

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which of the following poses the highest risk for the transmission of infectious disease?

Question 5 5. Lung cancer is deeply tied to the use of _____. Choose the best answer.

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Question 6 6.

Studies have found that alcoholics are deficient in which of the following?

I. Proteins

II. Carbohydrates

III. Vitamins

Question 7 7. An imbalanced diet contains:

Question 8 8. Scurvy is a medical condition that results from:

Question 9 9.

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

Question 10 10. Which nutrient deficiency can increase the risk for osteoporosis over time?

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Question 11 11. Which nutrient deficiency causes problems with the retina?

Question 12 12. Which of the following types of vitamin B is needed to prevent birth defects?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. It is estimated that 5% to 20% of individuals who have eating disorders are male. Why might this number be inaccurate?

Question 15 15. Eating disorders are a result of both _____ and _____ issues.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a requirement to diagnose someone with binge-eating disorder?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. _____ will likely compound psychological as well as physical conditions.

Question 19 19. Lisa enjoys eating fast food and pizza on almost a daily basis. There are times when she orders a large pizza and eats the entire pizza by herself, almost before she knows what she has done. She knows this behavior is harming her health but she is unable to control her need to consume more food. Lisa's habit is an example of:

Question 20 20. Larry and Moe enjoy a trip to Soaring Eagle Casino once a month to play slot machines. Larry is careful to take out as much money as he is willing to lose and only plays slots as long as he still has money. However, Moe will continue to withdraw money from his checking account or credit cards hoping for the big win. Moe also goes to the casino without telling anyone at least once a week by himself, spending even more money than he can afford to lose. Why would Moe's behavior be considered an addiction while Larry's would not?

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Question 21 21. 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?

Question 22 22.

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

Question 24 24.

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 25 25. The longer bulimia goes untreated, the _____.

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Question 26 26. 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?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT an aspect of Bulimia?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Which of the following is the MOST likely consequence on a person's well-being as a result of alcoholism?

Question 30 30.

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

I. Proteins

II. Fats

III. Carbohydrates

Nutritional Deficiencies, Eating Disorders & Addictions Chapter Exam Instructions

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