Metacognition in patients with anorexia nervosa, dieting and non-dieting women: a preliminary study.

@article{Woolrich2008MetacognitionIP,
  title={Metacognition in patients with anorexia nervosa, dieting and non-dieting women: a preliminary study.},
  author={Rachel A. Woolrich and Myra J. Cooper and Hannah M. Turner},
  journal={European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          11-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To explore metacognition in women with anorexia nervosa (AN), dieting and non-dieting women. METHOD A cross-sectional study between groups design compared women with AN (n = 15), normal dieters (n = 17) and non-dieters (n = 18). A semi-structured interview was used to explore presence and content of explicit metacognitions and use of metacognitive control strategies. RESULTS Explicit metacognitions and metacognitive control strategies were present in all three groups of women… CONTINUE READING

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