Selective processing of eating disorder relevant stimuli: does the Stroop Test provide an objective measure of bulimia nervosa?

@article{Black1997SelectivePO,
  title={Selective processing of eating disorder relevant stimuli: does the Stroop Test provide an objective measure of bulimia nervosa?},
  author={Carol Mary Black and G. Terence Wilson and Erich W Labouvie and Kevin Heffernan},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={329-33}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the specificity of the modified Stroop test as an objective measure of bulimia nervosa. METHOD A modified Stroop Test was administered to patients with bulimia nervosa and two non-clinical control groups of restrained and unrestrained eaters. RESULTS The data failed to show any specificity in the Stroop effect. Nor did the test provide a useful measure of treatment response. DISCUSSION Taken in conjunction with previous inconsistent findings, the results of this… CONTINUE READING