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PN155 Rasmussen College Eating and Sleeping Disorders Written Assignment

PN155

Rasmussen College

Question Description

Answer each question in a paragraph of 4-6 sentences. Include one APA citation per question to support your answers.

  1. Describe the difference between anorexia nervosa and bulimia, including treatments for each.
  2. In your own words, describe one psychological, one sociocultural, and one physical theory about eating disorders (Morrison-Valfre, Table 23-1).
  3. Discuss the symptoms, related health disorders (mental or physical) and one nursing intervention for ONE of the following:
    • Insomnia
    • Primary hypersomnia
    • Narcolepsy
    • Sleep terror disorder

Final Answer

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Running head: EATING AND SLEEPING DISORDERS

Eating and Sleeping Disorders
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Running head: EATING AND SLEEPING DISORDERS

Difference between anorexia nervosa and bulimia
Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are both eating disorders but are different. While Anorexia
involves self-starvation or consuming food in large quantities within a short time span then
inducing vomiting after that to get rid of it, bulimia, on the other hand, involves an individual
consuming large quantities of food but vomiting without the induction of vomit. In anorexia
nervosa, the person does not want to gain weight and may do a lot of exercises or spit food
after chewing while in bulimia the weight of the individual is often above normal since they
lack control over the eating.
According to Fairburn & Beglin (1994), the treatment of anorexia nervosa involves...

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