Attentional biases in eating disorders: a visual probe detection procedure.

  title={Attentional biases in eating disorders: a visual probe detection procedure.},
  author={Elizabeth Rieger and David E Schotte and Stephen W. Touyz and Pierre J. V. Beumont and Rosalyn Griffiths and Janice D. Russell},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={23 2},
OBJECTIVE To investigate attentional biases for body shape and weight-related stimulus words among subjects with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and control subjects classified using a measure of dietary restraint. METHODS A visual probe detection task was used to assess attention toward stimulus words reflecting either a thin or a large physique and positively or negatively valenced emotion words. RESULTS In comparison to controls, subjects with eating disorders detected target probes… CONTINUE READING
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