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1. Although researchers have called for integrated treatment of substance use and eating disorders, few programs provide such treatment, and no research exists on the best ways to provide simultaneous treatment for both disorders.
2. The median age range for the onset of eating disorders (EDs) is between ages ________, although EDs can begin earlier or later in life.
A. 11 and 18
B. 10 and 19
C. 9 and 20
D. 8 and 21
3. The mortality rate for anorexia nervosa (AN) is high, with more than 15 percent of those diagnosed with the disorder dying from it.
4. Which of the following is an accurate statement about eating disorders (EDs) and substance use disorders (SUDs)?
A. Women with either an SUD or an ED are more than three times as likely to develop the other disorder as are women who had neither disorder
B. Research shows that 11 percent of women with an SUD have anorexia nervosa and 11 percent have bulimia nevosa
C. As EDs became more severe, the number of different substances used increases
D. Attempts to lose weight by purgingare associated with narcotic abuse
5. Eating disorders in general (especially bulimia nervosa) are associated with _____________ personality disorder.
6. Believing that all problems could be solved by losing weight may be an indication of compulsive overeating.
7. Clients in SUD treatment may be confused or defensive about being asked eating and body image questions, so counselors may want to ask for permission to pursue ED screening.
8. Which of the following is NOT included in evidence-based specialized treatment for EDs?
C. Nutritional rehabilitation
D. Medical stabilization
9. Nonspecific individual psychotherapy is recommended to treat preadolescents and adolescents with eating disorders.
10. Self-help approaches based on _______________ principles have shown promise for treating eating disorders.
A. Interpersonal therapy
B. Family systems therapy
C. Cognitive behavioral theapy
D. All of the above
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