Feeding And Eating Disorders

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Question 1
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 Though similar in their concerns about eating and gaining weight, individuals with bulimia differ from individuals with anorexia in that they _____ , while those with anorexia do/are not.

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A

do not eat

B

are within 10% of their normal weight

C

are driven to thinness

D

are secretive about their disorder

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Question 2
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 Eating disorders are the ____ most common illness in adolescent females.

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A

second

B

third

C

fifth

D

tenth

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Question 3
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 Unlike most of the disorders of childhood and adolescence, the causes of eating disorders are disproportionately related to ____ influences.

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A

sociocultural

B

biological

C

familial

D

psychological

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Question 4
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 Which statement about picky eating in young childhood is true?

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A

Over a third of young children are described as picky eaters.

B

Picky eating is more common among boys than girls.

C

Picky eating in young childhood is clearly connected to the later emergence of eating disorders.

D

Picky eating always leads to eating disorders.

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Question 5
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 Which factor is LEAST characteristic of teens who develop eating problems (Graber et al., 1994)?

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A

Higher percentage of body fat

B

Early pubertal maturation

C

Poor academic achievement

D

Concurrent psychological problems

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Question 6
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 Which of the following is NOT necessarily a part of the binge-purge cycle?

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A
Tension and cravings
B
Shame and disgust
C
Strict monitoring of body weight
D
Strict dieting
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Question 7
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 Which of the following effects is LEAST likely to occur when an individual is malnourished?

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A
A loss of circadian rhythm
B
A decrease in the release of growth hormone
C
Dermatological changes
D
Lethargy, apathy, and depression
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Question 8
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 An individual's balance of energy expenditure is referred to as their ____ .

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A
set point
B
metabolic rate
C
circadian rhythm
D
net caloric intake
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Question 9
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 If fat levels decrease below our body's normal range, the hypothalamus ____ .

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A
produces less insulin
B
triggers the proliferation of fat cells
C
slows metabolism
D
releases growth hormone
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Question 10
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 Approximately 50% to 75% of growth hormone production occurs ____ .

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A
prenatally
B
after the onset of deep sleep
C
during adolescence
D
when eating
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Question 11
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 Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorders in childhood are most characterized by ____ .

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A
the eating of nonnutritive substances
B
bingeing and purging to lose weight
C
significant weight loss
D
purposeful regurgitation of food
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Question 12
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 Failure to thrive is more common among ____ .

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A
girls
B
children from disadvantaged environments
C
adolescents
D
individuals with mental retardation
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Question 13
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 Early onset of feeding disorder is often associated with ____ .

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A
intellectual disability
B
parental overemphasis on food
C
inadequate care giving
D
poor metabolic control
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Question 14
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 ____ has/have been identified as a specific risk factor for an infant's eating or feeding disorder.

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A
Difficult temperament
B
Poor metabolic control
C
Parental psychopathology
D
Maternal eating disorders
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Question 15
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 A child who eats insects and wood chips is likely to be diagnosed with ____ .

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A
feeding disorder of childhood
B
rumination disorder
C
failure to thrive
D
pica
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Question 16
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 Pica is often seen in individuals with ____ .

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A
intellectual disability
B
ADHD
C
depression
D
bulimia
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Question 17
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 Pica among young children (without intellectual disability) often remits ____ .

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A
when the child starts teething
B
after the child experiences a bout of sickness due to eating something inedible
C
when the child experiences increased stimulation
D
once the child has the cognitive capacity to understand that certain substances are not edible
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Question 18
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 Pica in the first and second years of life among otherwise normally developing infants and toddlers is likely due to ____ .

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A
undiagnosed learning disorders
B
hunger
C
exploration
D
underlying depression
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Question 19
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 Failure to thrive is characterized by ____ .

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A
serious digestion problems
B
growth and eating problems
C
overeating problems
D
fear of getting fat
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Question 20
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 Mothers of infants with failure to thrive have been found to be ____ than mothers of infants without failure to thrive.

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A
more insecurely attached
B
lower in self-esteem
C
older
D
less intelligent
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