An examination of the concept of central coherence in women with anorexia nervosa.

@article{Lopez2008AnEO,
  title={An examination of the concept of central coherence in women with anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Carolina A Lopez and Kate Tchanturia and Daniel Stahl and Rhonda Booth and J. Ray Holliday and Janet Treasure},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={143-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine central coherence (local and global processing) in women with anorexia nervosa (AN). METHOD 42 women with AN and 42 healthy women (HC) completed neuropsychological testing measuring visuospatial and verbal aspects of central coherence: Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure (RCFT), Embedded Figures Test (EFT), Homograph Reading Test (HRT), and Sentence Completion Task (SCT). RESULTS People with AN displayed superior performance on the EFT and poorer performance in RCFT with the… CONTINUE READING