Food deprivation fails to affect preoccupation with thoughts of food in anorectic patients.

@article{Pietrowsky2002FoodDF,
  title={Food deprivation fails to affect preoccupation with thoughts of food in anorectic patients.},
  author={Reinhard Pietrowsky and Rosemarie Krug and Horst Lorenz Fehm and Jan Born},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={41 Pt 3},
  pages={321-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Memory for food words was used to investigate effects of hunger and satiety on information processing in acute and recovered anorectics. DESIGN In Expt 1, recall of words related to food and unrelated to food was compared between anorectics and controls. In Expt 2, the same procedure was undertaken in recovered anorectics and controls. METHODS Tests were performed in each subject after starvation and after food intake. RESULTS When hungry, recall of food words did not differ… CONTINUE READING

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