Saritha Uppala

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The literature examining the relation between perfectionism and eating disorders was reviewed and content and methodological comparisons were made with the perfectionism literature in anxiety disorders and depressive disorders. A PsychInfo search using the key words "perfectionism/perfect/perfectionistic," "anorexia," "bulimia," and "eating disorders" was(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the mediational significance of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the development of eating disorder symptomatology following sexually traumatic experiences. METHOD Seventy-one victims of sexual trauma and 25 control subjects completed interviews and questionnaires assessing eating disorder psychopathology and posttraumatic(More)
Anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge eating disorder (BED) comprise the currently recognised eating disorders. Although distinct diagnostic entities, they share certain forms of comorbid psychopathology, particularly anxiety and mood disorders. BN and BED have been studied most intensively as targets for pharmacotherapy. The list of drugs(More)
The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that hydrogen peroxide plays a role in the development of nitrate tolerance. Isolated rat aortic rings were suspended in organ chambers for isometric tension recording. The rings were incubated with (tolerant) and without (control) nitroglycerin (10(-4) M) for 90 min, followed by repeated rinsing for 1(More)
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