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 3 months
  • 20, over 3 months
  • 15, over 2 months
  • 20, over 6 months
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2. What happened to the females weight after they had eaten the food in McKenzie et al's study?

  • Their body weight stayed the same, but they saw everyone else as bigger
  • They lost a significant amount of weight compared to others in the group
  • They gained a significant amount of weight compared to others in the group
  • Thir body weight stayed the same, but they say everyone else as smaller

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

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

4. 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)

5. What is the criteria from the DSM-V for Anorexia Nervosa?

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


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