A2 Psych - Anorexia Nervosa Quiz

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1. Another type of BIOLOGICAL explanation is that anorexia is...

  • it is a result of the environment
  • genetic and runs in families
  • the individual has conflict between the id and superego
  • the individual wants to remain a child
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2. 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
  • the need for attention
  • a classically conditioned anxiety response
  • vicarious reinforcement

3. The anorexic sees the rewards that others get for their slimness and this acts as?

  • vicarious reinforcement
  • intrinsic rewards
  • self-reinforcement
  • a token

4. What area of the brain plays a significant role in the regulation of eating

  • Corpus callosum
  • Central Nervous System
  • Hypothalamus
  • Amygdala

5. A second suggestion is that the anorexic learns that not eating brings them...?

  • weight loss
  • attention from parents
  • food
  • greater anxiety


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