Mar_26_Fri. - have the final say in being male or female....

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Intro to Psych 26 March 2010_Fri. Eating Disorders -Anorexia Nervosa -Bulimia Nervosa What motivates people to gain weight?  What behaviors and mental processes are activated? -Maybe someone just wants to get bigger, not happy being skinny -Drug enhancement -Building muscles (steroids) -Interrelated topics Sexual Motivation -Biological/Genetic Factors (tied to heredity) ( KNOW THESE FACTORS ) -Psychological factors: - Gender Identity : We define it.  You define it yourself and no one else can do that for  you: Identity is subjective, no proof, strictly your personal feelings.  One begins to identify their  identity by 1 or 2; influenced by biological, genetics, and parental factors. Based on these, you 
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Unformatted text preview: have the final say in being male or female. What makes this different from gender role? -Gender roles : is defined by family expectations, ethnicity, and society -House husbands (role reversal)-Sexual Orientation Psychosocial factors:-beliefs-feelings/emotions-cultural -Age -Religion (feeling strongly about virginity)-Double standard (gender): what we expect of males or females? Sleeping around. Sexual Dysfunction/Problems-premature ejaculation-Inhibited female orgasm...
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