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

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1. What is a criticism of the RSH?

  • 25% of AN patients are male, this does not explain their reasoning
  • Women over 25 still become anorexia, this does not explain why
  • Does not explain why children become anorexic
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2. How is this approach deterministic?

  • Does not take into account social and biological factors
  • Does not take into account free will

3. Who came up with the Reproductive Suppression Hypothesis?

  • Surbey
  • James and Jacobs
  • Greeley

4. What does this delay in maturity give the women the ability to do?

  • Chose when they give birth, when conditions for survival are better
  • Chose to mature, to give a better chance for survial
  • Chose when they want to grow up

5. What does Surbeys Theory state?

  • Girls control their weight to delay sexual maturation
  • Girls control their weight so they can stay young
  • Girls control their weight to keep genetic success


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