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Nutritional Disorders Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How might CBT help a patient with BDD?

Question 2 2. While approaching the topic of binge eating is difficult, actually treating the disorder can also be a challenge. Why might this be the case?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of anorexia?

Question 4 4. Which of these is NOT a symptom of body dysmorphic disorder?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Betty has recently been diagnosed with having BDD. Betty and her therapist discuss some of the reasons she might have developed the disorder. Which of the following is a possible cause of her disorder?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a requirement to diagnose someone with binge-eating disorder?

Question 8 8. The term risk factor, when applied to an eating disorder, refers to _____.

Question 9 9. The longer bulimia goes untreated, the _____.

Question 10 10. Eating disorders are a result of both _____ and _____ issues.

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

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. _____ will likely compound psychological as well as physical conditions.

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. 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 19 19. How is OCD related to BDD?

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

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. This type of treatment for bulimia nervosa has been found to be effective:

Question 23 23. Why do psychologists think that BDD is caused by a chemical imbalance?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Dana has been binge eating approximately 16 times a week. A doctor would describe Dana's level of binge eating as _____.

Nutritional Disorders Chapter Exam Instructions

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