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Impairments in working memory associated with naturalistic dieting in women: no relationship between task performance and urinary 5-HIAA levels.

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The present study investigated the question of whether the previously observed impairments of working memory characteristic of dieting to lose weight can be explained in terms of preoccupying cognitions relating to body shape or to alterations in serotonergic function resulting from a low dietary intake of tryptophan. The population comprised female non-dieting, lower restrained eaters (N=23), non-dieting higher restrained eaters (N=11) and current dieters (N=19). Each participant completed t...

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Journal:
Appetite
Volume:
40
Issue:
2
Pages:
145-153
Publication date:
2003-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-8304
ISSN:
0195-6663
Source identifiers:
139869
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:139869
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uuid:672140ae-b5b6-47fa-a0f3-81d18aea1f94
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pubs:139869
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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