AbnormalPhysical, Eating, and Sleep Disorders

Intervention Nicole

This clip from Intervention shows Nicoles story and her struggle with an eating disorder (dysphasia).

She describes being molested as a young child and her inability to swallow as a result of the abuse. She chews food for the flavor and spits it up into a cup (sometimes feeding herself through a tube in her stomach). Name some social, biological, and psychological reasons of eating disorders.

What has caused Nicoles eating disorder? What are the physical consequences of eating disorders? What treatments are recommended for those suffering from eating disorders?

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