Psychological Explanations of Anorexia Nervosa

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

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

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

3. 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.

4. Evaluative point of personality being the cause of AN

  • 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
  • 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

5. What study found that instructional interventions before media exposure preventing media's influence?

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

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