AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Eating Behaviour - Anorexia Nervosa - Psychological Cognitive

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1. What are the ethical issues when dealing with Anorexia nervosa?

  • debriefing the patients
  • Socailly Sensitive topic, accessability
  • Consent to the patients
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2. What is the criteria from the DSM-V for Anorexia Nervosa?

  • Rational behaviour of food, gaining or losing weight rapidly, distorted view of the body
  • Persistant restriction of body weight, intense fear of gaining weight, distorted body view
  • Irrational fixation on gaining weight, weight restriction at specific times

3. What error will cause the individual to believe that, everything will be okay, when they are thin?

  • Magical Thinking
  • Perceived views on food distorted
  • Over generalization
  • Catastrophizing

4. What did Fallon and Rozin find about males and females?

  • Males, more realistic in current to ideal. Females large gap, overestimated their weight and saw small as attractive
  • Males, overestimated their current weight, Females underestimated their weight
  • Males, Underestimated the attractiveness weight, Females overestimated the attractiveness weight
  • Men had a more realistic view on their body type, females believed that being larger was more attractive

5. Which gender are most AN studies biased to?

  • Females
  • Males
  • Equal


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