Ch11_ppt_-_Motivation_and_Emotion

Factors genetic factors predispose some people

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Unformatted text preview: ol • Bulimics: depressed & anxious, low impulse control, lack depressed stable stable sense of personal identity • Food Food cravings triggered by stress & negative mood guilt, guilt, self contempt, self-contempt, anxiety purging to reduce negative feelings Causes of Anorexia & Bulimia Biological factors: Genetic factors predispose some people towards eating predispose disorders disorders (e.g. Identical twins & 1st-degree cousins) Physiological Factors (e.g. Abnormal activity of (e.g. serotonin, leptin, & other chemicals); BUT is it a cause leptin other or or effect? – Stomach acids in mouth from vomiting cause taste Stomach insensitivity making the unpleasant taste of vomit more tolerable Treatment Treatment is difficult, but can succeed in half cases 11 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Sexual Motivation Why the urge to have sex? – Biological reproductive motive – BUT conception is not always the ultimate goal (e.g. BUT some some masturbate & old people still practice sex) Pleasure, but why? • Explained by EVOLUTION (passing of genes) Studies Studies found that a...
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