AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Eating Behaviour - Anorexia Nervosa - Biological

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1. What did Kaye et al (2005) look at?

  • Comparing dopamine levels in recovering AN patients to those of healthy women
  • Levels of Dopamine in AN patients and those recovering
  • Levels of dopamine in AN patients to those with Binge/purge AN
  • Levels of Dopamine and serotonin in different AN patients
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2. Who's study used the term ' Double Disadvantage' to explain why individuals can get anorexia?

  • Bulik et al (2005) - Mothers with AN expose their children through genetic vulnerability and inadaqute nutrition
  • Bulik et al (2005) - Mothers cause the child AN due to lack of nutrition and nurture
  • Gibbon & Mckillip (2007) - Mothers with AN cause the child to be genetically disadvantaged

3. What two subsections come under Neurodevelopment?

  • Effects of pregnancy, Birth problems
  • Pregnancy and birth complications and season of birth
  • Season of birth, viral infection

4. What was found in Kaye et al (2005) study?

  • Overactivity of dopamine in AN patients - effects the pain and pleasure receptor
  • Underactivity of dopamine in AN patients - Effects the behaviour of the patient towards food
  • Overactivity of Dopamine, but an Underactivity of serotonin

5. What did Bailer et al (2007) find about the levels of serotonin in recovering Anorexia patients?

  • Higher levels of dopamine in women recovering from AN
  • Lower levels of dopamine in women recovering from AN
  • Higher levels of serotonin in women recovering from Binge/Purge AN
  • Lower levels of serotonin in women recovering from Binge/Purge AN

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