Poor Cognitive Flexibility in Eating Disorders: Examining the Evidence using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Task

@inproceedings{Tchanturia2012PoorCF,
  title={Poor Cognitive Flexibility in Eating Disorders: Examining the Evidence using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Task},
  author={Kate Tchanturia and Helen Davies and Marion Roberts and Amy Harrison and Michiko Nakazato and Ulrike Schmidt and Janet Treasure and Robin Morris},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND People with eating disorders (ED) frequently present with inflexible behaviours, including eating related issues which contribute to the maintenance of the illness. Small scale studies point to difficulties with cognitive set-shifting as a basis. Using larger scale studies will lend robustness to these data. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS 542 participants were included in the dataset as follows: Anorexia Nervosa (AN) n = 171; Bulimia Nervosa (BN) n = 82; Recovered AN n = 90… CONTINUE READING