Body perception treatment, a possible way to treat body image disturbance in eating disorders: a case–control efficacy study

  title={Body perception treatment, a possible way to treat body image disturbance in eating disorders: a case–control efficacy study},
  author={Paolo Artoni and M. L. Chierici and F. Arnone and Chiara Cigarini and Ernesto de Bernardis and G. M. Galeazzi and D. G. Minneci and F Scita and G. Turrini and M. De Bernardis and Luca Pingani},
  journal={Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity},
Background The body image disturbance (BID) is a common symptom in eating disorders, often observed and described in anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN). Recently, this symptom has also been observed in binge eating disorder (BED). The research underlines that the BID presents three different altered components: affective, cognitive, and perceptual one. Current treatments for BID have mainly focused on the affective and cognitive components. Nowadays, the need emerges for treatments… 

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