Psychological Explanations of Anorexia Nervosa

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1. Petkova's study found what?

  • Positive correlation between severity of AN and level of perfectionism?
  • Introduction of tv in Fiji lead to teenage girls reporting an desire to lose weight
  • Media influence were one of the main cause for developing a fear of putting on weight?
  • Media influences are one of the main causes of AN
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2. What research study found a positive correlation between severity of AN and level of Perfectionism on the multi-dimensional Scale?

  • Halmi et al.
  • Swift
  • Jones and Buckingham
  • Strober et al.

3. What study found that when tv was introduced to Fiji, teenage girls developed a desire to lose weight?

  • Bruch
  • Butler and Montgometry
  • Becker et al.
  • Yamamiya et al.

4. Evaluative point of personality being the cause of AN

  • No causal relationship can be established as its unknown whether which cause the other or whether there is any cause and effect relationship
  • Causal relationship can be established as its personality causes the disorder
  • Personality is very subjective
  • No supportive research, lowering validity of the theory as you cannot be sure personality's effect on disorder is being measured

5. Jones and Buckingham found what?

  • Media influences are one of the main causes of developing a fear of weight gain
  • Those with low self esteem are more likely to be affected by media influences
  • Those with low self esteem are less likely to be affected by media influences
  • Those with AN finished a performance task faster than they reported they would

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