Sleep And Eating Disorders! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Sleep And Eating Disorders! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most commonly diagnosed eating disorder?
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Binge eating disorder

    • C. 

      EDNOS

    • D. 

      Bulimia Nervosa

    • E. 

      Obesity

  • 2. 
    This test shows the state of the muscles of an anorexic. If the test is failed this means muscle has weakened so much it must eat itself to stay intact --> straight to the hospital!
    • A. 

      Blood test

    • B. 

      Beep test

    • C. 

      IQ test

    • D. 

      Squat test

    • E. 

      Blood pressure test

  • 3. 
    How much below normal body weight do you need to be for a diagnosis of anorexia?
    • A. 

      15% below normal BMI

    • B. 

      10kg below normal BMI

    • C. 

      25% below normal BMI

    • D. 

      10% below the patient's normal body wight

    • E. 

      10kg below the patient's normal body weight

  • 4. 
    The main difference between anorexia and bulimia nervosa is that
    • A. 

      Those with bulimia are obese whereas those with anorexia are severely underweight.

    • B. 

      Males do not get bulimia but they do get anorexia.

    • C. 

      Bulimia is ego-dystonic but anorexia is ego-syntonic.

    • D. 

      Anorexia involves restricting food intake and excessive exercise, whereas bulimia involves binge eating and 'purging'.

    • E. 

      Those with anorexia are underweight but those with bulimia are not.

  • 5. 
    Pick the one that's NOT a possible medical consequence of bulimia
    • A. 

      Elecrolyte imbalance

    • B. 

      Amenorrhea

    • C. 

      Permanent colon damage

    • D. 

      Kidney failure

    • E. 

      Cardiac Arrhythmia

  • 6. 
    Pica is
    • A. 

      The use of a laxative as an attempt to control weight.

    • B. 

      A night-eating syndrome where a person gains weight due to eating significant portions food at night.

    • C. 

      Restricted airflow, or brief cessations of breathing during sleep.

    • D. 

      An eating disorder that commonly presents in pregnant women and people with developmental disabilities. It involves eating or mouthing non-food items such as clay, coal, feces, etc.

    • E. 

      The sudden loss of muscle control seen as someone enters REM without warning in narcolepsy. It can result in slurred speech, or even sudden collapse when more serious.

  • 7. 
    Which is/are true?
    • A. 

      Sleep terrors occur in REM sleep, Nightmares occur in non-REM sleep.

    • B. 

      Sleep terrors occur in non-REM sleep, nightmares occur in REM sleep.

    • C. 

      Somnambulism (sleep-walking) occurs in non-REM sleep, nocturnal eating occurs in REM sleep.

    • D. 

      Both B and C.

    • E. 

      Both A and C.

  • 8. 
    Cataplexy can be treated with ___________, as these suppress REM sleep.
    • A. 

      Benzodiazepines

    • B. 

      Tricyclics

    • C. 

      Antidepressants

    • D. 

      Stimulants

    • E. 

      Sleeping pills