Psychology Explanations for Anorexia Nervosa

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1. What can dieting amongst peers lead to?

  • Controlled dieting with effective outcomes
  • Continued negative attitudes towards weight
  • Unhealthy weight control behaviours (Diet Pills)
  • Jealousy and fall-outs
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2. What percentage of 15-18 year old girls currently diet in the UK?

  • 16%
  • 29%
  • 5%
  • 32%

3. What did France do to try and prevent media influences on AN?

  • Organisation targeting adolescents believed to be at risk of AN
  • Sign a Charter of Goodwill - diversity of body types in media
  • Started broadcasting anti-dieting programmes
  • More diverse models chosen for Paris Fashion Week

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

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

5. What percentage of individuals with AN are men?

  • 35%
  • 10%
  • 25%
  • 42%

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