Concepts Of Eating Disorders – Book Report/Review Example
Concepts of eating disorders In the book “concepts of eating disorders” the illustrates that there are diverse kinds of eating disorders but the main two categories which are known as Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are interrelated with each other. Bulimia nervosa means that eating too much and getting overweight whereas anorexia nervosa means being in the disorder of less weight than required. The author says that the transitions between the Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are very much common but the most difficult stage is to transform oneself from the Bulimia nervosa to anorexia nervosa.
The author says that the stage of Bulimia nervosa should be regarded as a negative aspect of eating because the person gets extra meals than the required level of hunger. The author says that is it very difficult to locate the causes of increase of hunger in a human being. A study has been used to depict the evidence of the fact that people tend to gain weight more swiftly. According to a study, the obesity rate among the people under the influence of BD was about 15 %. (Palmer,2013)
In the reading “Embedded Constructs of Race, Ethnicity, and Race Concepts of Eating Disorders”, the author says that many eating disorders treatment programs got closed due to cultural differences and classification in the society .Therapeutic treatments are not culturally helpful or neutral to the patients because they constitute him from the scratch thus cutting his defined relationships with the society. The author gives the evidence that there was a 17 year old person going through anorexia that was discharged due to the insurance policy but collapsed after some days due to malnutrition.
Palmer, Bob. Concepts of Eating Disorders. University of Leicester , 2013. Print.