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  • Amenorrhoea

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    INTRODUCTION Amenorrhoea is the absence of menstrual bleeding. It is a normal feature in prepubertal, pregnant and postmenopausal women. Pregnancy is the first to be considered in females with amenorrhoea in reproductive age. In the absence of pregnancy, the challenge is to determine the exact cause of amenorrhoea. Primary amenorrhoea is difficult to define as there is a great variation in the time of onset of menstruation. However, it coincides well with the development of puberty or secondary sexual

  • Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa

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    Literature Review In order to explore the eating disorder that is facing much adolescences during their lives, specifically anorexia nervosa, a search was conducted and various scholarly articles were assessed and integrated into the final paper of this class. The assignment today will review the articles selected. First Scholarly Source The first scholarly article found was related to the contributions and roles the nurse holds in healthcare. The objective of this article is to show how anorexia

  • Analysis Of The Book ' Elena Vanishing, By Elena Dunkle And Clare B. Dunkle

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    Critical Eating There are many different psychological illnesses in the world, each with different causes. While eating is an key function of life, some people may be doing harm to their body with their eating habits. Eating disorders occur when a person has a bad relationship with food and can be deadly. The book Elena Vanishing, by Elena Dunkle and Clare B. Dunkle, gives a better understanding of the background of eating disorders and many reviewers are impacted by the book’s vital message. Many

  • Anorexia Nervosa- Eating Disorder

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    Effects of anorexia are mostly seen on the outside of the victim’s body, but do not be fooled. This detrimental eating disorder affects one’s mind just as much as it would the body. What Anorexia does to the mind is that it distorts the way one views their body. Victims of anorexia become fixated on their body image and overly critical about their flaws and weight. Even being obviously underweight, Anorexics will continuously deny that they have a problem and continue with their fatal practices.

  • Analysis Of The Film Thin, By Alice Brittany And Alisa Essay

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    1. Described the DSM-5 signs and symptoms you observed for Shelly, Polly, Brittany and Alisa. Be thorough and specific The documentary Thin, followed the lives of four different women, as they struggled to rehabilitate from their eating disorders. The documentary followed these women as they were short-term residents at an impatient treatment facility in Florida that specialized in helping those with severe eating disorders. One participant, Shelly was admitted into the facility after complications

  • Eating Disorders : An Eating Disorder Essay

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    Dear Benji, I hope everything is well in your life. We’ve been friends for over 10 years now and you and I could both agree that we know each other very well. However, I have been noticing unusual behavior from you in the past few months. Is everything alright? I want you to feel comfortable enough to talk to me about any problems that are going on in your life. I’m concerned about you. Benji I suspect you have an eating particular, anorexia. An eating disorder is a psychological disorder

  • A Room Of Distorted Mirror Analysis

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    “A Room of Distorted Mirrors” An investigative journalism piece by Kylie Bell The Cries of a Girl She lay awake at night listening to the cries in the next room. The cries of a girl who never felt good enough. One night she stepped out of bed, and walked towards the cries. She saw two people sitting on a bed, one crying on the other’s shoulder. “Momma what do I do?”, the girl’s cries turned to sobs and she struggled to get the words out. This was the first time she had seen the girl cry

  • Anorexia Nervosa Essay

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    Anorexia Nervosa      A lot of people including men not just women often dream about having the perfect body. Some may work hard for it and others may think they cannot achieve that dream. In our society, we seem to make body image appear to be almost one of the most important things. Young girls less then thirteen years of age can start to see themselves as being "fat" even if they are thin. In fashion magazines for instance, you will hardly ever see pictures of

  • Violence in the Athletic World

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    HHPR 878-99 We can pretend that sports are not the main source of entertainment in today’s society. Whether we are athletes playing the sport, avid fans watching our teams and their statistics, or the coaches, it is our character to always be in tuned to what is going on in the competitive sports world. Now, our competitive nature can either give us an edge in life or, in opposition, can cause us to burn bridges. To elaborate, being competitive shows determination, hard work, and is a form of utilizing

  • Female Athlete : Female Athletes

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    Female Athlete Repercussion How many times have we all sat glued to our televisions during the summer or winter Olympics, admiring the young female athletes competing in such sports as gymnastics, swimming, track, and ice-skating? Behind those beautiful, slim bodies a serious condition may be lurking, one that is not a popular topic of discussion among many coaches and even overly ambitious parents. Nowadays, girls at a very young age are becoming more and more involved in competitive sports that