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What did Holland find in 1988?

34 twins and a set of triplets. He found MZ concordance of 56%, DZ concordance on 7%. Usual levels in girls in 1%.

2

What did Keel and Klump find?

Anorexia is not a culture bound disorder. However, it is proportional to the degree of Western influence.

3

What did Menarche find?

The onset of puberty is delayed in pre-pubertal girls with anorexia.

4

What did Epling and Pierce find in 1992?

Rats who were starved in a laboratory would ignore food and exercised excessively.

5

What did Mrosovsky and Sherry find in 1980?

Many species stop eating, even when food is readily available, before migration.

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34 twins and a set of triplets. He found MZ concordance of 56%, DZ concordance on 7%. Usual levels in girls in 1%.

Holland, 1988.

7

Anorexia is not a culture bound disorder. However, it is proportional to the degree of Western influence.

Keel and Klump.

8

The onset of puberty is delayed in pre-pubertal girls with anorexia.

Menarche.

9

Rats who were starved in a laboratory would ignore food and exercised excessively.

Epling and Pierce, 1992.

10

Many species stop eating, even when food is readily available, before migration.

Mrosovsky and Sherry, 1980.

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What gives greater emphasis to Menarche's study?

The typical age of onset for anorexia in girls is 13-18.