biological and psychological explanations for anorexia

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  • Created on: 01-06-13 15:21
there is a reduced amount of this hormone in anorexics
serotonin
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there is damage to this part of the brain in people with anorexia
Lateral hypothalamus
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postponement of menstruation is part of what psychological explanation for anorexia
Psychodynamic
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body image distortion is part of what psychological explanation for anorexia
cognitive
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social learning theory is part of what psychological explanation for anorexia
behavioural
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loss of menstruation is called
amenorrhea
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90% of people with anorexia are...
female
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anorexia mainly affects women from wealthy...
western societies
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these twins share 50% of their genes
dizygotic
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these twins share 100% of their genes
monozygotic
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this person conducted a study to see whether anorexia is affected by genes
Holland
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