Psychology Explanations for Anorexia Nervosa

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1. Why is ineffective parenting a risk factor?

  • Child doesn't want to seek help
  • Confuses internal needs, child seeks greater control
  • Influences their future parenting
  • It's not. Peers are a greater risk factor in influencing.
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2. What percentage of individuals with AN are men?

  • 25%
  • 42%
  • 35%
  • 10%

3. Apart from perfectionism what other personality trait do AN's frequently have?

  • Impulsiveness
  • Dizziness
  • Positivity
  • Optimism

4. What did Becker find when TV was introduced to Fiji?

  • Wanted to make more Western channels available to them
  • Body views changed & greater desire to lose weight
  • They objected to the Western 'ideal'
  • Greater desire to put on weight

5. What was the main reason Jones and Crawford found for peer teasing?

  • The way they dressed
  • Underweight boys & Overweight girls
  • Underweight girls & Underweight boys
  • Spots and Pimples


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