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Pretest: Identification, Assessment & Management of Anorexia Nervosa

Choose the most correct answer for each question below and submit once you have completed all of the questions.

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Test Questions

1. What is the most common anxiety disorder in patients with anorexia nervosa?

2. A common symptom of anorexia nervosa is:

3. The body mass index cut-off for anorexia nervosa is:

4. The most distinguishing feature of anorexia nervosa is:

5. Which of the following is a DSM-V criteria for the diagnosis of anorexia nervosa?

6. The restricting type of anorexia nervosa is characterized by:

7. Which of the following food intake behaviours and patterns are commonly found in patients with anorexia nervosa?

8. A significant complication resulting from excessive exercise in patients with anorexia nervosa is:

9. Which of the following electrolyte abnormalities are commonly found in anorexia nervosa patients?

10. A patient with severe malnourishment due to anorexia nervosa is prescribed a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) to treat her comorbid depression. Her depression does not respond to this SSRI. The most likely explanation is: