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Evolutionary Explanations of Eating Disorders

Igor Kardum   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0002-8778-2740 ; University of Rijeka, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology
Asmir Gračanin   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0002-4824-9046 ; University of Rijeka, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology
Jasna Hudek-Knežević ; University of Rijeka, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (139 KB) str. 247-263 preuzimanja: 9.678* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Kardum, I., Gračanin, A. i Hudek-Knežević, J. (2008). Evolutionary Explanations of Eating Disorders. Psihologijske teme, 17 (2), 247-263. Preuzeto s https://hrcak.srce.hr/32441
MLA 8th Edition
Kardum, Igor, et al. "Evolutionary Explanations of Eating Disorders." Psihologijske teme, vol. 17, br. 2, 2008, str. 247-263. https://hrcak.srce.hr/32441. Citirano 27.09.2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Kardum, Igor, Asmir Gračanin i Jasna Hudek-Knežević. "Evolutionary Explanations of Eating Disorders." Psihologijske teme 17, br. 2 (2008): 247-263. https://hrcak.srce.hr/32441
Harvard
Kardum, I., Gračanin, A., i Hudek-Knežević, J. (2008). 'Evolutionary Explanations of Eating Disorders', Psihologijske teme, 17(2), str. 247-263. Preuzeto s: https://hrcak.srce.hr/32441 (Datum pristupa: 27.09.2021.)
Vancouver
Kardum I, Gračanin A, Hudek-Knežević J. Evolutionary Explanations of Eating Disorders. Psihologijske teme [Internet]. 2008 [pristupljeno 27.09.2021.];17(2):247-263. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/32441
IEEE
I. Kardum, A. Gračanin i J. Hudek-Knežević, "Evolutionary Explanations of Eating Disorders", Psihologijske teme, vol.17, br. 2, str. 247-263, 2008. [Online]. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/32441. [Citirano: 27.09.2021.]

Sažetak
This article reviews several most important evolutionary mechanisms that underlie eating disorders. The first part clarifies evolutionary foundations of mental disorders and various mechanisms leading to their development. In the second part selective pressures and evolved adaptations causing contemporary epidemic of obesity as well as differences in dietary regimes and life-style between modern humans and their ancestors are described. Concerning eating disorders, a number of current evolutionary explanations of anorexia nervosa are presented together with their main weaknesses. Evolutionary explanations of eating disorders based on the reproductive suppression hypothesis and its variants derived from kin selection theory and the model of parental manipulation were elaborated. The sexual competition hypothesis of eating disorder, adapted to flee famine hypothesis as well as explanation based on the concept of social attention holding power and the need to belonging were also explained. The importance of evolutionary theory in modern conceptualization and research of eating disorders is emphasized.

Ključne riječi
eating disorders; evolutionary theory; reproductive suppression; sexual competition

Hrčak ID: 32441

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/32441

Posjeta: 10.894 *