Profile of neurocognitive impairments associated with female in-patients with anorexia nervosa.

@article{Fowler2006ProfileON,
  title={Profile of neurocognitive impairments associated with female in-patients with anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Laura A Fowler and Andrew. Blackwell and Ariel Jaffa and Robert C Palmer and Trevor W. Robbins and Barbara J. Sahakian and Jonathon H Dowson},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={517-27}
}
BACKGROUND Although many studies have reported impairments of neurocognitive performance in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN), these have involved a wide range of assessment methods and some findings are inconsistent. METHOD Twenty-five female in-patients with a DSM-IV diagnosis of AN, identified from three units specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, volunteered for the study. Twenty-five non-clinical control subjects were recruited, matched for age, gender and estimated IQ… CONTINUE READING