Abnormal psychology EATING DISORDERS
This assignment provides you an opportunity to explore the controversial issue of eating disorders. You will examine the factors involved anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating as well as the prevalence and treatment of these disorders. You will scrutinize the role of socio-cultural factors on the onset of eating disorders.
This assignment relates to the following Course Learning Requirements:
CLR 1: Examine and discuss issues and values around abnormal behaviours and mental illnesses
CLR 2: Discuss classification (DSM-IV and DSM-5), assessment and treatment of certain mental illnesses.
CLR 3: Examine the historical context of abnormal psychology, paying specific attention to ethical considerations in the assessment and treatment of the mentally ill.
CLR 4: Examine and discuss the nature, typical symptoms and associated features of specific disorders.
This assignment is worth 5% of your final mark. Please ensure your answers are typed and complete.
Review the material presented in your text and discuss/define the 2 major eating disorders included in the DSM system. In 1 or 2 paragraphs, discuss some of the factors involved in these eating disorders.
Your text states that “evidence shows that eating disorders are less common, even rare, in non-Western countries”. Based on the information you have read, how are socio-cultural factors related to the development of eating disorders?
What is Binge-Eating Disorder? Outline how this disorder differs from bulimia
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