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The Risk of Eating Disorders to Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Body dysmorphic disorder is treated similarly to

Question 2 2. Maria struggles with a distorted body image and an irrational fear of becoming overweight. In her attempt to control her weight, she consumes large amounts of food and abuses laxatives to purge the calories from her body. Maria is showing some of the warning signs of _____.

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of anorexia?

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

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Question 6 6. Dana has been binge eating approximately 16 times a week. A doctor would describe Dana's level of binge eating as _____.

Question 7 7. The term risk factor, when applied to an eating disorder, refers to _____.

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. _____ is a type of therapy that helps people understand their thoughts and feelings so they can correct destructive behavioral patterns.

Question 10 10.

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:

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. 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 13 13. 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.

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Non-purging bulimia is characterized by _____.

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

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a requirement to diagnose someone with binge-eating disorder?

Question 18 18. A woman with anorexia may suffer from all of the following except

Question 19 19. If you regularly find yourself awake at 3 o'clock in the morning and feel as if you need to eat in order to fall back asleep, you might be dealing with which eating disorder(s)?

Question 20 20. What are the three components of the female athlete triad?

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Question 21 21. A person with night eating disorder has an increased risk for which of the following conditions?

Question 22 22. Which of these statements about anorexia is FALSE?

Question 23 23. Teenage girls and young woman are at an age where bone density is building toward its highest level. Which of the following terms describes this high level?

Question 24 24. The longer bulimia goes untreated, the _____.

Question 25 25. _____ will likely compound psychological as well as physical conditions.

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Question 26 26. When a person has anorexia nervosa, their families should _____.

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. 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 29 29.

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 30 30. Therapy for anorexia nervosa should focus on _____:

The Risk of Eating Disorders to Nutrition 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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