Chapter 13: Disordered Eating
 
Multiple Choice
 

1 .       According to the standard definition of "binge" by the American Psychiatric Association, how frequently should an episode occur in order to be part of the diagnosis of bulimia nervosa? 



2 .       All of the following are true concerning males with eating disorders EXCEPT: 



3 .       All of the following are typical of an individual with bulimia nervosa EXCEPT: 



4 .       All of the following may contribute to the development of anorexia nervosa EXCEPT: 



5 .       All of the following may contribute to the development of bulimia EXCEPT: 



6 .       Anne has been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa and is presently at 75% of her ideal weight. She is unmotivated to recover, has low blood pressure, and has unstable electrolyte levels. Which mode of treatment would most likely be recommended? 



7 .       Chemicals that control hunger, appetite, and digestion include all the following EXCEPT: 



8 .       Which of the following describes the effect severe dieting has on basal metabolic rate? 



9 .       Which of the following individuals has a symptom of reverse anorexia nervosa? 



10 .       Which of the following is generally NOT a focus of treatments for individuals with bulimia nervosa? 



11 .       Which of the following is not a gastrointestinal problem associated with anorexia nervosa? 



12 .       Which of the following is NOT one of the health risks of anorexia nervosa? 



13 .       Which of the following is the most important factor in triggering the development of an eating disorder? 



14 .       Which of the following sports is the least likely to place a young girl or woman at risk for the female athlete triad? 



15 .       Which of the following statements concerning amenorrhea is FALSE? 



16 .       Which of the following statements is typical of a person who is comfortable in his/her relationship with food? 



17 .       Which of the following statements would be made by an individual with a healthy body image? 



18 .       Which of the following statements would be recommended for beginning a dialog with a friend, whom you suspect has an eating disorder? 



19 .       Which of the following traits characterizes an individual with anorexia nervosa? 



20 .       Which of the following traits characterizes an individual with bulimia? 



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