Thesis icon

Thesis

Rumination and reward processing in anorexia nervosa

Abstract:

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...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Brain-Body Research into Eating Disorders (OXBREaD)
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
Role:
Author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Felicity Ann Cowdrey
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:1d86eb13-7d41-40ef-a347-6480ebfefeb2
Local pid:
ora:6574

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP