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

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

  • Levels of Dopamine in AN patients and those recovering
  • Comparing dopamine levels in recovering AN patients to those of healthy women
  • Levels of Dopamine and serotonin in different AN patients
  • Levels of dopamine in AN patients to those with Binge/purge AN
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2. What does Bailer et al's study suggest about the levels of serotonin and AN?

  • Disruption of Serotonin can also have an effect on dopamine which can cause anorexia
  • Disruption of serotonin may lead to anxiety and can cause anorexia
  • Disruption of serotonin may lead to low anxiety

3. Who looked at the association between premature birth and AN?

  • Lindburg and Hjern 2003
  • Kaye et al (2007)
  • McNaughten & Shaver (1998)

4. What is the name of the Neurotransmitter, that people with AN have fluctuating levels of?

  • Serotonin
  • Noradrenaline
  • Dopamine

5. How does Wiloughby et al (2005) contradict Eagles et al's Study?

  • AN patients near the equator, there is no effect from the seasons
  • There are an equal number of AN patients born in the Winter to
  • Individuals born near the equator are more likely to get AN if they are born in the winter


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