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Rumination and reward processing in anorexia nervosa

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Anorexia nervosa (AN) is an eating disorder characterised by severe emaciation due deliberate restriction of food intake and an intense fear of gaining weight. Theoretical accounts of AN have to date focused predominately on cognitive elements of the disorder, yet resulting treatments have been inadequate and outcome for AN remains poor. Understanding the processes that maintain the disorder is an important step in developing effective strategies to augment existing treatments. Wi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Research group:
Oxford Brain-Body Research into Eating Disorders (OXBREaD)
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2012-11-19

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