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Managing anxiety in eating disorders with knitting.

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OBJECTIVE: Recovery from anorexia nervosa (AN) is often confounded by intrusive, anxious preoccupations with control of eating, weight and shape. These are distressing and represent a potential barrier to psychological change. Theoretical and empirical evidence suggests that performing a concurrent visuospatial task reduces the emotional intensity of distressing images. We assessed whether the visuospatial task of knitting influences the anxious preoccupation experienced by inpatients with AN...

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Clave-Brule, M More by this author
Mazloum, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Harbottle, EJ More by this author
Birmingham, CL More by this author
Journal:
Eating and weight disorders : EWD
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
e1-e5
Publication date:
2009-03-05
EISSN:
1590-1262
ISSN:
1124-4909
URN:
uuid:bf85f41d-d233-42f8-9ffa-440f7c00d1e5
Source identifiers:
139961
Local pid:
pubs:139961

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