What are the socioeconomic factors related to bulimia nervosa?
What personality disorders are linked to bulimia nervosa?
What are impulsive behaviors for which women with bulimia are at a higher-than-average risk for?
What are the goals of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with bulimic clients?
Beck suggests that a cognitive continuum technique is often useful with clients displaying dichotomous thinking. What are the benefits of a cognitive continuum technique?
What is the focus of interpersonal therapy with a bulimic or binge eating client?
What family treatment for bulimia nervosa was explored in this article?
According to Le Grange et al., what should be the focus of Phase II of treatment for a bulimic client?
What are some examples of behavioral techniques used with bulimic clients?
Why does assessing the percentage of male athletes suffering from either anorexia or bulimia prove even more difficult than in the general population?
What are the "red flags" of eating disorders specific to adolescent males?
Why has group counseling with adolescent boys suffering from body image disorders proved to be so effective?
A. The Maudsley Family-Based Treatment Approach
B. (1) Age 14 to 18 years (2) Athletes in sports that focus on body image and weight classifications (3) Homosexuality or confusion related to sexual identification (4) Occurrence of mental disorders that appear co-morbid with eating disorders (5) Recent turmoil in the home environment such as death of a loved one, divorce, moving, and financial difficulties (6) Presence of family members suffering from an eating disorder as well as a family
environment that stresses physical appearance and body image
C. (1) economically developed nation (2) Some studies suggest that those in lower economic groups may be at higher risk for bulimia. (3) City living is a risk factor for bulimia. (4) People with eating disorders scored significantly higher than average on IQ tests. People with bulimia had higher nonverbal than verbal scores.
D. (1) Borderline personalities (2) histrionic personalities (3) Narcissism
E. not buying trigger foods or avoiding certain shops; that is, building up new habits to replace existing ones, modifying eating behavior such as eating in the same place each day, or concentrating solely on eating and not watching television at the same time.
F. sexual promiscuity, self-cutting, and kleptomania.
G. In this form of therapy, the patient and therapist concentrate on the patient's personal relationships, emphasizing one of four themes: loss, disputes, life transitions, and isolation or loneliness.
H. Negotiating for a New Pattern of Relationships
I. Because many boys with body image disorders suffer in silence, learning that other boys in their peer group suffer from the same insecurities and receiving support from those peers can be quite beneficial to adolescent boys working within a single-gender support group.
J. (1) Becoming aware of emotions. (2) Regulating the emotions. (3) Learning how to identify painful feelings. (4) Learning how to relate to other people.
K. Difficulty in assessing male athletes suffering from anorexia or bulimia is due to a myriad of factors that include: methodological limitations from the current literature, assessments that rely on self-report, and lack of uniform criteria across studies
L. This technique is effective not only in modifying the beliefs that reflect polarized thinking but also in facilitating the recognition of the middle ground.