Set-shifting ability across the spectrum of eating disorders and in overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Set-shifting ability across the spectrum of eating disorders and in overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={M Wu and Timo Brockmeyer and Mechthild Hartmann and Mandy Skunde and Wolfgang Herzog and Hans-Christoph Friederich},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  pages={3365 - 3385}
Background. In this meta-analysis we review the findings from neuropsychological studies on set-shifting in people with eating disorders (EDs) or overweight/obesity. Method. Four databases (PubMed, PsycINFO, PSYNDEX and Web of Science) were searched for eligible studies. Effect sizes (ESs) were pooled using random-effects models. Moderator analyses were conducted for ED and overweight/obese subgroups, adult/adolescent samples and measures of set-shifting. Results. Sixty-four studies with a… 
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