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

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1. How low does the individuals BMI have to be, to be classed as AN, and how long for?

  • 15, over 2 months
  • 15, over 3 months
  • 20, over 3 months
  • 20, over 6 months
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2. What did Fallon and Rozin find about males and females?

  • Males, Underestimated the attractiveness weight, Females overestimated the attractiveness weight
  • 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
  • Men had a more realistic view on their body type, females believed that being larger was more attractive

3. Which gender are most AN studies biased to?

  • Females
  • Males
  • Equal

4. What is polarized thinking?

  • The need to be thin
  • Everything will be okay, when I'm thin
  • Eating food, and believing that a large amount of food as been gained
  • Not eating, everything better

5. Who studied was conducted through asking AN patients to judge their body weights compared to others, and then to re-judge them after eating?

  • Button & Warren (1997)
  • McKenzie et al (1993)
  • Fallon & Rozin (1985)
  • Shaver & Hazan (1995)


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