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Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. View or edit your browsing history. Get to Know Us. English Choose a language for shopping. Not Enabled Word Wise: Not Enabled Screen Reader: An assessment is made of a wide range of attitudes associated with eating disorders--by 40 items questions. The bulimia factor is positively related to bulimia and a greater body weight. The oral control factor reflects self-control [food] Transcultural differences associated with the EAT do occur, according to Steinhausen Again, women numbered greater in prevalence.
Using the class as the unit and class lists from schools, junior high school students were surveyed in Hautne-Marne, France general population group. Another larger group was made up of teenagers with exhibiting symptoms of eating disorders yet, did not meet DSM-IV-R bulimia criteria. Findings included an increase in somatic symptoms and eating disorders among girls especially during adolescence confirming that functional problems and eating disorders were associated ; teenagers with eating disorders have increased fatigue, as well as sleeping difficulties.
Ledoux, Choquet, and Flament However, it was concluded that North American eating disorder cases are more prevalent than in France. Ford acknowledges that there is little if any documentation of bulimia in underdeveloped countries The rarity of anorexia nervosa in the Middle East is also documented by Vincenzo F. Also rare reported by DiNicola is Oriental anorexia nervosa. Similar reports like Ulrike Schmidt in London concluded the rarity of the disorder among Asians:.
In the Chinese, eating disorders are thought to be rare, due to the importance. Physical appearance may be less important than success in social role performance. Nonetheless, there are now reports of anorexia nervosa in the Chinese. Only one series of cases of bulimia. In that part of the world an eating-disorder survey was completed by Iffat y. Choudry and David B. Mumford, finding bulimia nervosa to be greater among Asian girls than indigenous Caucasian girls. Furthermore, evidence of some research concerning the relationship of alcohol and drug and abuse to eating disorders exists.
Various researchers conclude concerning the frequency of borderline disorder diagnosis that it occurs too often in eating disorder patients. Studies by Jonas contradict those of the London and Swiss researchers Koepp et al. They were able to prove that eating disorder patients are not different from a control group that abuse of tranquilizers. Not only does D. A forgotten study found in the literature of families with eating disturbances is the relationship between patients and family: Although many studies are researched concerning twins, very little study has been done on siblings.
Some reports on large samples mention that firstborns as well as lastborns are observed more frequently than children occupying a middle position Furthermore, Vandereycken suggests a problem with the fact that research and clinical work is concerned only in the difficulties of the sibling relationship.
DiNicola explains a weak thesis: Obviously, the preoccupation with anorexia nervosa in Western culture is overwhelming. One might question the cultural hypothesis when realizing anorexia nervosa cases from the 19th century, where there was no emphasis on dieting or being thin; or in which there was no emphasis on slimness and dieting. Additionally, he points out the onset of anorexia nervosa before puberty in some, its occurrence in males The larger social-class distribution has been acknowledged, as well as its eating disorders occurrence among many different ethnic groups.
So, perhaps an over-exaggeration of the detriment of the cultural component in eating disorder etiology in the Western world has been manifested. While the emphasis by the culture on dieting may increase cases of anorexia or bulimia nervosa, the cultural pressures are not necessary to develop an eating disorder. Family Organizational Patterns and Interactions: A Primary Developmental Factor?
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Selecting a factor for eating disorders, one must look at family conditions. It is within the family, fundamentally, during development that the illness arises, and perhaps has its strongest precipitating cause. Interaction with the family and organizational patterns are detrimental to the development of eating disorders. Although no real proven cause for anorexia nervosa has been documented, there is no question of the need for control in patients:.
If it is impossible to control or master that which is painful or threatening,. Establishing a greater sense of security through compulsive, disciplined. Others cope by submitting to such pressures and instead let go Of particular interest is the Feminist Model: Through their eating disorders according to Chernin the female is rejecting her socialized role as a women. DiNicola makes a valid point when questioning the Feminist Model--asking: Also, the question of the occurrence in men arises. Occurrence arises not only in boys but in children of prepubertal age. And, of paramount importance: As aforementioned many times, family interaction and organizational patterns are detrimental to the development of eating disorders.
Its prevalence in affluent societies cannot be denied. However, there are too many factors within what appears related to the illness that still need to be addressed, researched. The anorexic nervosa patient hates himself and feels the only way he can live is through other people. This battle is one that starves not only the body but the soul. And all involved must recognize this misunderstood condition is not a disease but the manifestation of something very deep. This condition of confirmed negativity allows the patient to feel selfless.
There is no identity. The sensitivity possessed by these eating disordered to the others is incredible. The desire to give of themselves to strive for perfection is overwhelming. And their attempts to sharpen their perfection to copy the external values put forth in their society bring them down. Furthermore, they are brought down even further in our attempts to get them to eat.
We are wrong to treat this condition as one about food.
Superstar Passage Reincarnation of Karen Carpenter
To concentrate on re-feeding the patient invites recidivism. Sexual union can result in transcendence.
Although it's not dogmatic or religious, the approach in essence stays spiritual. Being playful also proves important--especially laughter. All this encompasses a loving fabric that's woven with lust. But it's not just about what goes on in the bedroom: Basically, spiritual growth and personal awareness are the result of the relationship. Submission or loss of one's self is not surrender one understands.
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What results proves to be a thing far greater than one's self--an expansion of loving. There is a discipline of body and mind, just like a path that is spiritual. A person becomes healthier as result when concentrating and focusing on the body and mind. The stability of emotions is one of the first benefits.
In reality, one begins to see the body as a tangible symbol signifying approval: It is only then one truly views the body as a "temple of the soul. Kama Sutra by Deepak Chopra "Sexual energy is the primal and creative energy of the universe. All things that are alive come from sexual energy. In animals and other life forms, sexual energy expresses itself as biological creativity. In humans, sexual energy can be creative at all levels — physical, emotional and spiritual. In any situation — where we feel attraction, arousal, awakening, alertness, passion, interest, inspiration, excitement, creativity, enthusiasm — in each of these situations, sexual energy is at work.
Whenever we feel these states of awareness, we must put our attention on the energy that we are experiencing, nourishing it with our attention, experiencing it with joy and keeping it alive in our awareness. Sexual desire is sacred and chaste. The suppression of sexual energy is false, ugly and unchaste. During sexual union, there is union between flesh and spirit.