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By Gary R VandenBos Ed.

ISBN-10: 1433803917

ISBN-13: 9781433803918

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N. A n n a O. the pseudonym of Austrian social a n o r e x i a n e r v o s a an eating disorder, occurring most frequently in adolescent girls, that inworker and feminist Bertha Pappenheim (1859volves persistent refusal of food, excessive fear of 1936), who was a patient of Austrian physician weight gain, refusal to maintain minimally norJosef Breuer (1842-1925), a colleague of Austrian mal body weight, disturbed perception of body psychiatrist Sigmund Freud (1856-1939). image, and amenorrhea (absence of at least three Breuer's treatment of her hysteria was written up menstrual periods).

See PSYCHOANALYSIS. —analytic or and unconscious activities and gradually develanalytical adj. ops a unique self through INDIVIDUATION; (b) analysis by synthesis any theory of informathe PERSONAL UNCONSCIOUS, made up of memtion processing stating that both data-driven ories, thoughts, and feelings based on personal processes and conceptually driven processes inexperience; (c) the COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS, teract in the recognition and interpretation of made up of ancestral images, or ARCHETYPES, sensory input.

Compare PRECOCIAL. a l t r u i s m n. an apparently unselfish concern for others or behavior that provides benefit to others at some cost to the individual. In humans, it covers a wide range of behaviors, including volunteerism and martyrdom, but the degree to which such behaviors are legitimately without egotistic motivation is subject to much debate. In animal behavior it is difficult to understand how altruism could evolve since NATURAL SELECTION operates on individuals. However, organisms displaying altruism can benefit if they help their relatives (see KIN SELECTION) or if an altruistic act is subsequently reciprocated (reciprocal altruism).

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