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2. The lateral hypothalamus..

  • causes the individual to hear voices
  • produces hunger
  • causes the fear of weight gain
  • depresses hunger

3. This study demonstrated the genetic link of anorexia..

  • Holland et al. (1984)
  • Little Hans (1909)
  • Rosenhan (1973)
  • Loftus and Palmer (1974)

4. One explanation from the learning approach is that anorexia develops as a result of rewards from the environment. The fear of gaining weight once lost is paired with eating, and in turn, what develops?

  • imitation of role models
  • a classically conditioned anxiety response
  • vicarious reinforcement
  • the need for attention

5. The anorexic may learn that not eating brings them attention, and so their not eating is reinforced. This applies principles of..?

  • spontaneous recovery
  • extinction
  • operant conditioning
  • classical conditioning


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