Psychological Explanations for Anorexia Nervosa Essay Plan

Here's an essay plan on the subject of psychological explanations for anorexia nervosa. Use it if you want, I chose these studies/explanations as they had the most to write on. When writing essays in psych remember about breadth and dept, 200 words approx for AO1 and 400 approx for AO2/3.


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Psychological Explanations for Anorexia Nervosa Essay Plan

1. Describe in detail ethnicity and peer influences. Meta analysis of 98 studies- Grabe and Hyde
2006- found a difference between African-American and Caucasian and Hispanic females.
African-Americans reported significantly less body dissatisfaction than the other groups.
Therefore, they concluded that Anorexia Nervosa…

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women who showed the most anxiety. This therefore, implies that persistent disruption of
serotonin levels could lead to increased anxiety and this could trigger AN.


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