M1 ASSESS THE DIFFERENT PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO STUDY
BEHAVIOUR PSYCHOANALYTIC APPROACH BEHAVIOUR APPROACH SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY HUMANISTIC APPROACH COGNITIVE APPROACH
Jane is 14 and has an eating disorder. This approach suggests that eating disorder may be a result of repressed childhood abuse. So therefore, punishing the body and express self- hatred.
Some Treatment plan often are tailored to individual needs and may include one or more of the following:
• Individual peers, family and psychotherapy
• Medical care and monitoring
• Nutritional counseling
Some patients may also need to be hospitalized to treat problems caused by mal-nutrition or to ensure they eat enough if they are underweight. The behaviour approach suggests that the eating disorder is reinforcing because it provides a sense of tolerance.
The social learning theory is one of the perspectives that explain Jane eating disorder can be The idea that we acquire behaviour by copying others. If a person is observed behaving in a certain way and is then rewarded for their behaviour then the observer is far more likely to copy that behaviour. Like the teenager, peers and celebrities they are more likely to copy them because they are rewarded for their shape and sizes of their body which lead to eating disorder. Humanistic approach doesn’t have any explanation regard this eating disorder. This theory suggested that people with eating disorder tended to overestimate their body size and wanted their body to be smaller than most people do.
Their Psychological disorders are caused by faulty or irrational thoughts or perceptions.
Treatment is by
Eliminating food avoidance and changing maladaptive attitudes. Preliminary findings are promising, with improvement appearing to be maintained. Some method of treatment may benefit patients who simply complain of overeating.
Tara is 10 she has learning difficulties. She bites her hands they bleed. The childhood experiences are...