The perception of affective touch in anorexia nervosa.

Abstract

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a disorder characterized by restricted eating, fears of gaining weight, and body image distortions. The etiology remains unknown; however impairments in social cognition and reward circuits contribute to the onset and maintenance of the disorder. One possibility is that AN is associated with reduced perceived pleasantness during… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.01.078

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