Psychology Explanations for Anorexia Nervosa

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1. 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
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2. What can dieting amongst peers lead to?

  • Jealousy and fall-outs
  • Controlled dieting with effective outcomes
  • Unhealthy weight control behaviours (Diet Pills)
  • Continued negative attitudes towards weight

3. Why is ineffective parenting a risk factor?

  • Influences their future parenting
  • Confuses internal needs, child seeks greater control
  • It's not. Peers are a greater risk factor in influencing.
  • Child doesn't want to seek help

4. What percentage of individuals with AN are men?

  • 10%
  • 42%
  • 25%
  • 35%

5. What do Anorexics typically feel?

  • Ignorance to the views of others
  • A lack of control on their lives
  • Positivity towards their bodies
  • Depressed


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