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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Character Scenario

1) What are some potential physical signs that Min Jung may be developing an eating disorder?

She is is losing and gaining weight at rapid rates without a steady balance.

2) What emotional/mental/behavioral signs that Min Jung may be developing an eating disorder?

She was spending more time on her own especially after meal times. She was hanging out less with friends and more with the bathroom, where she was vomiting.

3) What are some external (life changing) factors that may be influencing the risk of Min Jung developing an eating disorder?

Her sister moving out and the lack of attention she received from her parents. All these factors caused Min Jung do developed an eating disorder named, Bulimia.

4) What eating disorder do you think she may be developing?

After reading the story that was illustrated I believe that Min Jung may have developed Bulimia.

5) What other signs of an eating disorder (not mentioned in the story) could you look out for?

You potentially look for signs like, swollen gums, inflated stomach or eroded teeth,

6) Now you finish the story! Write a 2-4 sentence ending about how Min Jung can get help for her current situation.

Mary, one of Min Jung's friends, was realizing that Min Jung was changing her social behavior; she spend much less time with her after eating and during the time they ate together she would eat a lot, more than usual. She was also losing weight at a slow, but visible rate. Mary was very concerned about her health and asked the councilor if he could advise Min Jung to get professional help. 

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