This study tested the hypothesis that cognitive disturbance has a causal role in the maintenance of disturbed eating in bulimia nervosa. Thoughts about eating, weight and shape were activated in one group of patients with bulimia nervosa (the experimental group) but not in another (the control group). There was an increase in negative self-statements in the experimental group following the experimental manipulation. Food consumption was then measured in a taste test. As predicted, the experim...Expand abstract
- Publication status:
- Publisher copy:
- Copyright date:
An experimental study of the relationship between thoughts and eating behaviour in bulimia nervosa.
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record