APA Online CE Quiz

No. 45

Title: A Concept of Self in Eating-Disordered Adolescent Girls: A Consideration of Genetic Factors

1. Preoccupation with weight control and food is no longer a major issue with adolescents and young adults.
A) True
B) False

2. Some researchers suggest that the genetic influence of anorexia nervosa may represent what percentage of the incidence of the disorder?
A) 0 %
B) 20%
C) 50%
D) 75%
E) Almost 100%

3. The most severe form of eating-disordered behavior is in the category of:
A) False self.
B) Borderline.
C) Identity-conflicted.

4. Family dysfunction is considered the main causative factor in patients identified as having anorexia or bulimia nervosa.
A) True
B) False

5. Difficulties in an individual's ability to articulate inner feelings may be attributed to:
A) Inherent genetic deficit.
B) Physical illness.
C) Poor maternal/child bonding.
D) Negative/neglectful environmental factors.

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