Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types


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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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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?

2. Which of these statements about anorexia is FALSE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and corresponding worksheet will test your knowledge of the various facts regarding eating and body image disorders. You will be quizzed on topics such as the disorder that grooming compulsion is a symptom of and what a woman with anorexia might suffer from.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be quizzed on:

  • The condition that body dysmorphic disorder is treated similarly to
  • Conditions a woman suffering from bulimia may experience
  • Disorder associated with abusing laxatives and excessive exercise

Skills Practiced

In this quiz/worksheet combo, you will practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding various types of eating disorders and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about symptoms of bulimia
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can define key terms, such as anorexia and bulimia
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related eating disorder lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about these disorders, review the accompanying lesson called Eating Disorders. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define body dysmorphic disorder
  • Discuss anorexia and bulimia
  • Explain characteristics of anorexia
  • Detail symptoms associated with bulimia