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1. Complete a diagnosis for the male client in the attached case study and explain your rationale for assigning these diagnoses on the basis of the DSM-5.
2. Then explain how gender impacts the presentation of an eating disorder. Be specific.
3. Then explain how culture impacts the presentation of an eating disorder. Be specific.

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1. A diagnosis for the male client in the case study and explain your rationale for assigning these diagnoses on the basis of the DSM-5.

Based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V [APA], 2012), both society and culture play important roles in the development of eating disorders. For example, the two listed common eating disorders are Bulimia Nervosa (bulimia, BN) and Anorexia Nervosa (anorexia, AN). For example, the two listed common eating disorders are Bulimia Nervosa (bulimia, BN) and Anorexia Nervosa (anorexia, AN). AN based on DSM-5 diagnostic features are more prevalent in industrialized societies in which there is an abundance of food. AN is associated with a body ideal to be thin, For instance in their study, Marqués, Martín, Piñol, & Ladron de Cegama (2010) reported results of a behavioral study that showed that adolescents were concerned about two factors that contributed to their eating disorder: (a) physical appearance (body dissatisfaction and obsession with being thin), and their social environment (interpersonal distrust).

Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by self-induced starvation and excessive weight loss. Given the DSM-V diagnostic features are more prevalent in industrialized in which there is an abundance of food. Based on the features provided by the male speaker, it would appear that his diagnosis is that of Anorexic Nervosa (anorexia). Some of the DSM-5 features for the eating disorder of AN are as follows:

(a) Restriction of ...

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-4 year old only child whose spoiled behavior is out of control-does not follow directions. She is selfish-does not like to share-will fake cry
-No medical problems-no problems during pregnancy-Child was born in a hospital-At birth mother was 35 years old-father was 37 years old-child was bottle fed
-Very picky eater-only likes finger foods and nothing slimy
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-Child does not like to be away from parents
-Child was referred to school counselor through teacher
-Seeking counseling therapy for child and family

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