Childhood and Eating disorders

  1. When is a child's behavior problematic?
    when it interferes with: home, school, and interactions with peers
  2. What are the 3 categories of ADHD?
    Inattention - ADHD

    Hyperactive, impulsive - ADHD

    Impulsivity, hyperactivity, inattentive - combined
  3. What is seen on a PET or MRI of autistic?
    brain may be enlarged a little and shrinks as they age
  4. What are some risk factors believed to contribute to Autism Spectrum DO?
    • Advanced maternal age
    • Mom with gestational diabetes
  5. What are some characteristics seen with Autism Spectrum DO?
    • Sensory integration dysfunction
    • Sleep disorder
    • Digestive disorders
    • Feeding disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Allergies
    • Wide variety of functioning
  6. What meds for Autism?
    • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    • Antipsychotic medications -
    • Risperidone
    • Olanzapine,
    • Quetiapine
    • aripiprazole
  7. Meds for ADHD?
    Psychostimulant drugs: methylphenidate and amphetamine salts

    Nonstimulant selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor: atomoxetine
  8. they are hungry but they starve themselves
    fear of getting fat
    believe that they are fat
    Preoccupied with food
    Anorexia nervosa
  9. Binge-eating/purging: Laxatives, tons of exercise
    Anorexia Nervosa
  10. episodic, uncontrolled, compulsive, rapid ingestion of large quantities of food over a short period of time (binging), followed by inappropriate compensatory behaviors to rid the body of the excess calories.
    Bulimia nervosa
  11. How is binge eating DO different from bulimia nervosa?
    that the individual does not engage in behaviors to rid the body of the excess calories.
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Childhood and Eating disorders
Childhood and Eating disorders