Impulsivity in women with eating disorders: problem of response inhibition, planning, or attention?

  title={Impulsivity in women with eating disorders: problem of response inhibition, planning, or attention?},
  author={Lindsay Rosval and Howard Steiger and Kenneth Deans Bruce and Mimi Isr{\"a}el and Jodie Richardson and Melanie Aubut},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={39 7},
OBJECTIVE Impulsivity is generally believed to be more characteristic of individuals with bulimic than with restrictive eating disorders (EDs). However, studies have not exhaustively explored the association between EDs and various component dimensions of the impulsivity construct. METHOD We conducted a multidimensional assessment of impulsivity in 84 women with bulimia nervosa (BN), 37 with anorexia nervosa (AN: 19 restricters and 18 bingers-purgers), and 61 normal-control participants. To… CONTINUE READING
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