Body Image andEating Disorders
Journal List five things you like about yourself and list five  things you would like to change about yourself.
Body Image What is body image?  It is a person’s perception of his or her body’s   appearance. Teens who have a positive...
 What stood out to you in that video? How does the media affect teens in regards to body  image? What are magazines and...
The Impact on Women   One study showed that 55% of college women    thought that they were overweight though only    6% w...
Celebrity Photoshop http://mashable.com/2011/12/01/before-and-  after-photos/#36601-14
Eating Disorders Eating Disorder- mental disorder in which a  person has a compelling need to starve, to binge  or to bin...
Risks for developing eating disorders1.   Too much emphasis on     5.   Inability to express     appearance.              ...
Warning Signs1.   Constantly comparing themselves to others2.   Being unhappy with physical appearance3.   Wearing baggy c...
Warning Signs6.   Perceiving parent or guardians as never     being satisfied with anything they do7.   Having felt unsafe...
Anorexia Nervosa Begins with individuals restricting certain  foods, not unlike someone who is dieting.  Restrict high-f...
Anorexia Nervosa May exhibit unusual behaviors with regards to  food.  Preoccupied with thoughts of food and may show   ...
Health Consequences Dehydration, constipation, abdominal pain and  nausea Hair loss Hormonal changes Damage to heart, ...
Treatment Team of professionals- physicians, nurses,  dietitians and mental health professionals Treatment plan addresse...
Bulimia Is an eating disorder in which a person binges  and purges. More common than anorexia nervosa Occurs in people ...
People with bulimia may… Binge in private and eat regular amounts when  with people Have a secret place where they binge...
More on bulimia nervosa Later age at the onset of the disorder Are able to maintain a normal weight Will not seek treat...
Two subtypes purging type  self-induced vomiting and laxatives as a way to get rid of the   extra calories they have tak...
Health Consequences Dissolved tooth enamel Tooth decay Sore gums Enlarged salivary glands Swollen cheeks Water loss...
Treatment Hard to diagnose since they can hide their  behavior Team of professionals Treatment plan Tests to asses dam...
Binge Eating Disorder Is an eating disorder in which a person cannot  control eating and eats excessive amounts. Diagnos...
Protective Factors Get fit.   Being fit and feeling strong does not mean being    thin. Get Postitive.   Never underes...
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Body image & eating disorders
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  • Pay attention to the answers. See if students focus on the physical things rather than the interior things.
  • Begin 15% or more below desirable body weight. May exercise to extreme’s
  • Such as chewing each bite of food a certain number of times.
  • Anorexia in teens, bulimia in early 20’sThis makes it very hard for family and friends to even notice that anything is wronglikely to have a more accurate perception of their body than those who are anorexicreadily acknowledge to themselves that there is a problem with their behavior in regards to food
  • Body image & eating disorders

    1. 1. Body Image andEating Disorders
    2. 2. Journal List five things you like about yourself and list five things you would like to change about yourself.
    3. 3. Body Image What is body image?  It is a person’s perception of his or her body’s appearance. Teens who have a positive body image like what they see when they look in the mirror What is body image distortion?  It is when a person has an inaccurate visual perception of ones body.  Media’s influence
    4. 4.  What stood out to you in that video? How does the media affect teens in regards to body image? What are magazines and movies trying to advertise?
    5. 5. The Impact on Women  One study showed that 55% of college women thought that they were overweight though only 6% were  94% of one sample of women wanted to be smaller than they currently were  96% thought that they were larger than the current societal ideal  Half the women in a study said they would rather be hit by a truck than be fat
    6. 6. Celebrity Photoshop http://mashable.com/2011/12/01/before-and- after-photos/#36601-14
    7. 7. Eating Disorders Eating Disorder- mental disorder in which a person has a compelling need to starve, to binge or to binge and purge. Eating disorders are addictions. Can happen in anyone  5-10% of all eating disorder cases are in male
    8. 8. Risks for developing eating disorders1. Too much emphasis on 5. Inability to express appearance. emotions2. Discomfort with sexual 6. Social Pressures from maturity- (puberty) media and peers3. Perfectionism- 7. Pressure felt by athletes compelling need to do everything perfectly.4. Need for control
    9. 9. Warning Signs1. Constantly comparing themselves to others2. Being unhappy with physical appearance3. Wearing baggy clothes to hide body changes4. Thinking its disgusting to have menstrual periods5. Never being satisfied with anything they do
    10. 10. Warning Signs6. Perceiving parent or guardians as never being satisfied with anything they do7. Having felt unsafe during childhood (sexual, physical abuse in the family)8. Feeling secure only when in control of situation9. Not know what to do when feeling lonely, rejected or depressed10. Eating, starving, excessively exercising or purging when feeling uncomfortable
    11. 11. Anorexia Nervosa Begins with individuals restricting certain foods, not unlike someone who is dieting.  Restrict high-fat foods first  Food intake becomes severly limited.  Doesn’t meet that the individual stops eating all together.
    12. 12. Anorexia Nervosa May exhibit unusual behaviors with regards to food.  Preoccupied with thoughts of food and may show obsessive-compulsive tendencies related to food.  May adopt ritualistic behaviors at mealtime  May collect recipes or prepare elaborate meals for others.
    13. 13. Health Consequences Dehydration, constipation, abdominal pain and nausea Hair loss Hormonal changes Damage to heart, kidneys, and other body organs Decrease in heart rate and blood pressure Absence of menstruation Impaired immune system functions
    14. 14. Treatment Team of professionals- physicians, nurses, dietitians and mental health professionals Treatment plan addresses physical and emotional health problems Hospital stay to treat dehydration and malnutrition- feeding tubes
    15. 15. Bulimia Is an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges. More common than anorexia nervosa Occurs in people who are trying to lose weight, tried a diet and were unsuccessful Generally know they have a problem
    16. 16. People with bulimia may… Binge in private and eat regular amounts when with people Have a secret place where they binge Steal food and/or hide it Steal money or food Exercise excessively between binges Think about food constantly and plan each binge
    17. 17. More on bulimia nervosa Later age at the onset of the disorder Are able to maintain a normal weight Will not seek treatment until they are ready
    18. 18. Two subtypes purging type  self-induced vomiting and laxatives as a way to get rid of the extra calories they have taken in non-purging type  use a period of fasting and excessive exercise to make up for the binge
    19. 19. Health Consequences Dissolved tooth enamel Tooth decay Sore gums Enlarged salivary glands Swollen cheeks Water loss Depletion of potassium Increased blood pressure Impaired bowel function Damage to heart, kidneys and colon
    20. 20. Treatment Hard to diagnose since they can hide their behavior Team of professionals Treatment plan Tests to asses damage to the body organs Dental work
    21. 21. Binge Eating Disorder Is an eating disorder in which a person cannot control eating and eats excessive amounts. Diagnosis made when a person binges 2 or more times per week for 6 months They are obsessed with eating. Turn to food as a coping mechanism
    22. 22. Protective Factors Get fit.  Being fit and feeling strong does not mean being thin. Get Postitive.  Never underestimate the power of your self-talk. Develop yourself.  Spend your time developing your talents and loves Stop comparing.
    23. 23. Campaign for real beauty

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