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What are the clinical characteristics of Anorexia?
Weight Loss Below 85%, Body Image Distortion, Amenhorrhea (Cessation of Mentrual Periods)
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Explain Bruchs' Psychodynamic Theory of Anorexia.
Children of ineffective parents become confused about their internal needs, becoming overly reliant on their parents. Explains why sufferers of AN excessively rely on the opinions of others
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What is the link between Anorexia and Personality Factors?
Halmi et al. found that people who suffer from AN scored higher on the multidimensional perfectionism scale than healthy women. This shows a link between perfectionism and the obsession with losing weight
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What season of birth is associated with AN?
Eagles et al. found that Spring months were more associated with anorexia.
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What is different about the dopamine levels of people with Anorexia?
Kaye et al. used PET scans of anorex
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Explain Bruchs' Psychodynamic Theory of Anorexia.

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Children of ineffective parents become confused about their internal needs, becoming overly reliant on their parents. Explains why sufferers of AN excessively rely on the opinions of others

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What is the link between Anorexia and Personality Factors?

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What season of birth is associated with AN?

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What is different about the dopamine levels of people with Anorexia?

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