Watch the required video “Recovering: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.” This video clip provides an overview of individual experiences with eating disorders.
Use the DSM-5 and information from the video to respond to the following questions on eating disorders.
- What disorders do Arielle, Deesha, and Frank have and what are their symptoms?
- Describe at least two factors that contributed to each of their eating disorders.
- What are some of the effects of eating disorders that make them so harmful for people who have them?
- What are some of the unique challenges that People of Color and males who have eating disorders experience? Use 1-2 scholarly sources to support your answer.
- What has helped each of Arielle, Deesha, and Frank in their recoveries?
- If you were a therapist in these cases, what therapeutic modality would you use to treat their eating disorders (e.g., cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, family systems)? Use 1-2 scholarly sources to support your answer. If you have not taken a theories course, choose one theory from the above list and summary the articles.