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Outline and evaluate one psychological explanation and one biological explanation
of one eating disorder. (8 marks + 16 marks)

Anorexia is an eating disorder of abnormal weight loss dropping below 85% of what was previously
considered normal. This is characterised by low blood pressure, amenorrhoea and depression, as
well as…

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This serves as a psychological deterrent from undereating to become anorexic, but rather become
healthy in order to address the rising population of young teenage anorexic girls who die because of
their disorder and prevent it.

Alternatively, a neural explanation of anorexia exists to define a biological cause.


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