Eating Disorders and Attentional Bias: A Review

@article{Faunce2002EatingDA,
  title={Eating Disorders and Attentional Bias: A Review},
  author={Gavin J Faunce},
  journal={Eating Disorders},
  year={2002},
  volume={10},
  pages={125 - 139}
}
  • G. Faunce
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Eating Disorders
The cognitive model of eating disorders claims that eating disorder sufferers differ from other individuals with respect to the processing of food, body shape, and weight related stimuli. Employing tasks derived from experimental cognitive psychology, researchers have produced evidence to suggest that both anorexic and bulimic patients selectively attend to such stimuli. Despite the consistency of these findings, there are methodological problems that afflict this area of research and many… 
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