Psychological Explanations of Anorexia Nervosa

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1. What's an disadvantage of Bruch's psychodynamic theory?

  • Lack of research, lowers reliability
  • Age bias so it lowers population validity and cannot be generalised to older sufferers, making it harder to treat them
  • Gender bias so population validity is lowered
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2. What study found that instructional interventions before media exposure preventing media's influence?

  • Jones and Buckingham
  • Butler and Montgometry
  • Yamamiya et al.
  • Becker et al.

3. What study found that homosexuality was a risk factor of body issues?

  • Siever
  • Becker et al.
  • Siever et al
  • Halmi et al.

4. In Strober et al.'s study what were the results?

  • High levels of perfectionism with an average of 73% for girls and 50% for boys
  • Low levels of perfectionism with an average of 13% for girls and 5% for boys
  • High levels of perfectionism with an average of 50% for girls and 73% for boys
  • High levels of perfectionism with an average of 53% for girls and 70% for boys

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

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

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