Patricia Bolaños-Ríos

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to explore the lipid profile in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN), and the changes with refeeding. METHODS The sample comprised 102 AN outpatients (mean age 22.32 ± 3.17). Blood tests, after 12-hour overnight fast, were performed before refeeding (M(0)) and after weight restoration (M(1)). Total cholesterol (TC),(More)
Few studies are focused on the antioxidant status and its changes in anorexia nervosa (AN). Based on the hypothesis that renutrition improves that status, the aim was to determine the plasma antioxidant status and the antioxidant enzymes activity at the beginning of a personalized nutritional program (T0) and after recovering normal body mass index (BMI)(More)
PURPOSE Perceived vulnerability to disease (beliefs about personal susceptibility to contracting an infectious disease) is usually related to the expression of prejudice towards different stigmatized groups. In this study, the relationship between this variable and the expression of the prejudice towards obese people was analyzed. METHOD The sample(More)
While numerous studies have highlighted the need to approach anorexia nervosa from a multidisciplinary perspective, the dietary and nutritional aspects of the disorder are rarely considered in depth. Basic guidelines to monitor food intake of patients, are available. A literature review was performed in Medline, searching for articles related to the dietary(More)
INTRODUCTION Is there a group of psychometric variables, which correlates with the criteria of an interdisciplinary team about the course of ED? OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to analyse the correlation between the clinic criteria of an interdisciplinary team with respect to the course of eating disorders (ED) and different psychometric criteria. (More)
PURPOSE The aims of the study were to analyze the psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the Thought-Action Fusion Questionnaire (TAF-SP), as well as to determine its validity by evaluating the relationship of the TAF-SP to different instruments. PATIENTS AND METHODS TWO GROUPS WERE STUDIED: one comprising 146 patients with eating disorders;(More)
INTRODUCTION The literature has found that obese patients usually report more depression and anxiety than normal weight individuals. However, not many investigations have studied the relationship between obesity and quality of life from a Positive Psychology approach. OBJECTIVE In this study it is analyzed if obese patients have less psychological(More)
BACKGROUND This study explored the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and weight perception, self-esteem, positive body image, food beliefs, and mental health status, along with any gender differences in weight perception, in a sample of adolescents in Spain. METHODS The sample comprised 85 students (53 females and 32 males, mean age 17.4 ± 5.5(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to analyze the relationships among thought-shape fusion (TSF), specific instruments to assess body image disturbances, and body image quality of life in eating disorder patients in order to improve the understanding of the links between body image concerns and a specific bias consisting of beliefs about the consequences of(More)
INTRODUCTION Food craving consists of a strong motivational state whereby a person is driven to seek and ingest a specifically desired food. OBJECTIVES To explore the influence of mental imagery on the food craving experience as well as to analyse the role of different psychological variables. METHODS Participants consisted of 65 normal weight(More)