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Eating disorders

  1. 1. LESSON PLAN LESSON PLAN VIDEO 1 Power point VIDEO 2 Handouts 8th Form , Level 4 Susana Nunes
  2. 2. <ul><li>self esteem </li></ul><ul><li>body image vomiting </li></ul><ul><li>emotions perfection </li></ul><ul><li>anorexia </li></ul><ul><li>social pressure </li></ul><ul><li>physical appearance </li></ul><ul><li>bulimia </li></ul>
  4. 4. Body Image How you see your body and the way you feel about it.
  5. 5. ANOREXIA “ A friend is one who knows us but loves us anyway”. Fr. Jerome Cummings A serious disorder in which a person starves herself / himself .
  6. 6. handout 1 <ul><li>Hiding the truth with secret and lies, </li></ul><ul><li>With every deceit, part of me dies. </li></ul><ul><li>It feels sometimes that my life relies, </li></ul><ul><li>On this disorder and its cries. </li></ul><ul><li>So long I have lived this way, </li></ul><ul><li>A life of hurt is lived everyday. </li></ul><ul><li>I feel like I’m acting out anorexia’s play, </li></ul><ul><li>Because I can’t choose what I do or say. </li></ul><ul><li>(written by someone who suffered from anorexia for the Eating disorder awareness week 2009) </li></ul>Agrupamento de Escolas de Penalva do Castelo Name: ____________________ no.____ Class: _____
  7. 7. 1 . What does the author suffer from? 2. In your opinion is anorexia an illness? Justify your answer. 3.”Hiding the truth with secrets and lies.” Can you explain this statement. 4. Do think the author is a young or an old person? Justify. 5. Who do you think wrote this poem? A man or a woman? Why? Agrupamento de Escolas de Penalva do Castelo Name: ____________________ no.____ Class: _____ Handout 2
  8. 8. <ul><li>Frequent episodes of binge eating followed by one of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Vomiting </li></ul><ul><li>Using laxatives </li></ul><ul><li>Fasting </li></ul><ul><li>Over exercising </li></ul>
  9. 9. Agrupamento de Escolas de Penalva do Castelo Name: ____________________ no.____ Class: _____ Handout 3 Read the text. 1. Write down some reasons why people become anorexic or bulimic. 2. Would you recognize the warning signs of these disorders?
  10. 10. 1. Low self-esteem 2. Perfectionism 3. Parent's divorce 4. Parents obsession with weight 5. Teasing at school Reasons for becoming anorexic
  11. 11. Warning Signs of Anorexia : <ul><li>Intense fear of gaining weight </li></ul><ul><li>Skips meals by making up excuses </li></ul><ul><li>Wears baggy clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Denial of hunger </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive exercising </li></ul><ul><li>Absent or irregular menstrual periods </li></ul><ul><li>Depressed/Lonely/Anxious/Empty/Hopeless </li></ul><ul><li>Strange selections of food </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
  12. 12. Warning Signs of Bulimia : <ul><li>Worried about body weight </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive food consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent trips to the bathroom after eating </li></ul><ul><li>Blood shot eyes </li></ul><ul><li>Sore throat </li></ul><ul><li>Dental problems (tooth enamel wears away) </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises excessively </li></ul><ul><li>Irregular menstrual periods </li></ul><ul><li>Depression and/or mood swings </li></ul>