PSYCH UNIT 3- Success and Failure Dieting - Food

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1. Denying a thought has an opposite effect making what you're trying to deny yourself more prominent. What is this known as?

  • The theory of Ironic Processes of Mental Control
  • The Success of Dieting
  • the Breakdown Model
  • Restraint Theory
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2. What are the methodological issues within research into the success and failure of dieting?

  • people restrain their food intake which is not right
  • lab studies lack ecological validity
  • Data is often drawn from anecdotal evidence which can be innaccurate and subjective
  • sample sizes are too large

3. The success of dieting Redden claimed is due to paying attention to...

  • how many calories you are eating
  • the amount of weight you are losing
  • the details and specifics of the diet/foods you are eating
  • how skinny your friends are in comparison to yourself

4. Who discovered in a meta-analyisis that Anti-diet programmes led to eating improvements and better psychological well-being?

  • Wardle and Beales
  • Watson et al
  • Higgins and Gray
  • Herman and Polivy

5. Dieters are said to have a larger range between hunger and satiety. Therefore when the do eat they require

  • 100 banana milkshakes to feel happy again
  • more food to satisfy themselves
  • less food to satisfy themselves


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