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?

  • 20, over 6 months
  • 15, over 3 months
  • 15, over 2 months
  • 20, over 3 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 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
  • They lost a significant amount of weight compared to others in the group

3. Which gender are most AN studies biased to?

  • Females
  • Males
  • Equal

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

  • debriefing the patients
  • Socailly Sensitive topic, accessability
  • Consent to the patients

5. 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
  • Men had a more realistic view on their body type, females believed that being larger was more attractive
  • Males, overestimated their current weight, Females underestimated their weight
  • Males, Underestimated the attractiveness weight, Females overestimated the attractiveness weight

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