Recent Research Suggests That Since the 1970s, the Prevalence of Eating
Recent research suggests that since the 1970s, the prevalence of eating disorders:
A) has increased for all types of eating disorders.
B) has increased, but only for 20-30 year olds.
C) has decreased among women but increased among men.
D) has decreased among men but increased among women.
E) has increased and stabilized, most clearly for anorexia nervosa.
The incidence of a disorder, such as anorexia nervosa, refers to______________ whereas the prevalence refers to the____________________. A) number of new cases in a given year; number of people who have the condition
B) number of people who have the condition; number of new cases in a given year
C) number of people who are treated for a condition; number of people believed to have the disorder
D) number of people believed to have the disorder; number of people who are treated for a condition
E) number of people treated and cured; number of people afflicted by a disorder
It has been found that ______________ has the highest prevalence, followed by _________________ and _____________________. A) Eating Disorder - NOS; Anorexia; Bulimia
B) Eating Disorder - NOS; Bulimia Nervosa; Anorexia
C) Bulimia; Anorexia; ED-NOS
D) Bulimia; ED-NOS; Anorexia
E) Anorexia; Bulimia; ED-NOS
With regard to treatment of eating disorders, research has found that: A) less than 10% of persons affected receive treatment
B) one third of persons with anorexia and 10% of persons with bulimia receive mental health care
C) most persons affected are receiving adequate mental health care
D) about half of persons affected by eating disorders receive treatment