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OBJECTIVE Previous research has demonstrated that subliminal threat cues can influence eating behavior. The present study examined whether this effect is due to general emotional activation (by comparing positive and negative emotional cues), whether it is a product of specific negative emotional activation, and whether it can be achieved by activating(More)
This study aimed to compare maternal and paternal feeding practices with male and female children and examine the influence of the gender of both the parent and child on the relationship between parental unhealthy eating attitudes and controlling feeding practices. One hundred and eighty-eight participants (94 co-habiting mother-father dyads, mean age 36.4(More)
Studies of social phobia in the eating disorders have demonstrated high comorbidity with both anorexia and bulimia nervosa. This study examined levels of social anxiety across different types of eating disorders, and determined the association of such anxiety with specific forms of emotional regulation. One hundred fourteen females who met DSM-IV criteria(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined the relationship between an invalidating childhood environment and eating pathology, including diagnoses, eating attitudes and eating behaviours. METHOD Fifty-eight eating-disordered patients completed a measure of invalidating childhood environments, and a standardised measure of eating pathology. RESULTS Patients with(More)
Although microorganisms are the primary drivers of biogeochemical cycles, the structure and functioning of microbial food webs are poorly studied. This is the case in Sphagnum peatlands, where microbial communities play a key role in the global carbon cycle. Here, we explored the structure of the microbial food web from a Sphagnum peatland by analyzing (1)(More)
Previous research has suggested that invalidating childhood environments are positively related to the symptoms of eating disorders. However, it is unclear how childhood environments might impact upon the development of eating disorder symptoms. This study examined the relationship between parental invalidation and eating disorder-related attitudes in a(More)
This review aims to systematically evaluate the empirical literature relating to the interpersonal functioning of those with eating disorder psychopathology and presents a preliminary model to help the formulation of patients' problems. Following a thorough literature search, 35 papers were included in this systematic review. The vast majority of studies(More)
OBJECTIVE Clinicians commonly "drift" away from using proven therapeutic techniques. This study examined the degree to which such drift occurs among cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) clinicians working with a specific clinical population-adults with eating disorders. METHOD The study used a correlational design. The participants were 80 qualified(More)
The aim of this study was to examine the contribution of a broad range of maternal feeding practices in predicting parental reports of food avoidance eating behaviours in young children, after controlling for child temperament, and maternal dietary restraint which have previously been associated with feeding problems. One hundred and four mothers of(More)