Kah Wee Ng

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BACKGROUND Anorexia nervosa (AN) is characterised by severe malnutrition as well as intense fear and anxiety around food and eating with associated anomalies in information processing. Previous studies have found that the neuropeptide, oxytocin, can influence eating behaviour, lower the neurobiological stress response and anxiety among clinical populations,(More)
BACKGROUND Altered social-emotional functioning is believed to play an important role in the development and maintenance of anorexia nervosa (AN). Recently, there has been increasing interest investigating the role of intranasal oxytocin in social-emotional processing. Thus the present study aimed to investigate the effects of intranasal oxytocin on(More)
Research has shown that eating disorders have a serious and detrimental impact on an individual's physical and mental well-being. In various studies conducted in the West, it was seen that eating disorders have a negative impact on psychosocial functioning and that individuals with eating disorders report a lower quality of life. It is interesting to note(More)
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