Anorexia: Sociocultural explanations

IB Psychology: Anorexia: Sociocultural explanations

The sociocultural approach looks at the role of environmental factors in the onset of anorexia. This is a more holistic approach to understanding the disorder. Sociocultural researchers look at the role of protective and risk factors - in what is called a vulnerability model. In addition, the role of social cognitive theory will be explored.Key conceptsBefore completing the module below, please read the section of the...


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