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Conceptual and experiential self-focus in eating disorders

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This thesis reports five studies investigating cognitive processes in eating disorder (ED) psychopathology. Chapter 1 describes background information about EDs. Chapter 2 reviews cognitive theories of Anorexia Nervosa (AN), and discusses how integration of a process-focused framework, originally applied to depression, may advance under-standing of maintaining mechanisms in AN. Chapter 3 reports a focus group with AN patients that explores features of the subjective experience of the disorder...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry

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Supervisor
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Adhip Rawal
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:b7420176-80c0-4df0-8fde-8611332e538a
Local pid:
ora:11495

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