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Eating Disorders

1.  Eating disorders are due to a failure of will or behavior.
A) True
B) False
2.  Eating disorders frequently co-occur with other psychiatric disorders.
A) True
B) False
3.  Males are more likely than females to develop an eating disorder.
A) True
B) False
4.  Serotonin regulation has been shown to be a significant factor in eating disorders.
A) True
B) False
5.  People with eating disorders often use food and the control of food in an attempt to compensate for feelings and emotions that may otherwise seem over-whelming.
A) True
B) False
6.  Girls with anorexia often experience a delayed onset of their first menstrual period.
A) True
B) False
7.  Low body weight causes the body to stop producing estrogen.
A) True
B) False
8.  Bone loss is a well established consequence of anorexia.
A) True
B) False
9.  The acute management of severe weight loss is usually provided in an inpatient hospital setting.
A) True
B) False
10.  People with eating disorders often do not recognize or admit that they are ill.
A) True
B) False
11.  Gastrointestinal complications in eating disorders are complex and can be life-threatening.
A) True
B) False
12.  The acid in vomit can wear down the outer layer of the teeth, inflame and damage the esophagus and enlarge the glands near the cheeks.
A) True
B) False