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

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1. What season did Eagles et al (2001) state that most AN patients are born in, and why?

  • Winter, as during conception there are high temperatures
  • Spring, during conception they are exposed to infection
  • Summer, as during conception they are more exposed to infection
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2. What did Kaye et al (2005) look at?

  • Levels of Dopamine and serotonin in different AN patients
  • Levels of Dopamine in AN patients and those recovering
  • Comparing dopamine levels in recovering AN patients to those of healthy women
  • Levels of dopamine in AN patients to those with Binge/purge AN

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

  • Serotonin
  • Noradrenaline
  • Dopamine

5. What does Dopamine do in the body?

  • Balances sugar intake
  • Balances emotions
  • Balances behaviour patterns


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