The relationship between temperament and impulsive behaviors in eating disordered subjects.

@article{Favaro2005TheRB,
  title={The relationship between temperament and impulsive behaviors in eating disordered subjects.},
  author={Angela Favaro and Tatiana Zanetti and Elena Tenconi and Daniela Degortes and Andrea Ronzan and Angela Veronese and Paolo Santonastaso},
  journal={Eating disorders},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={61-70}
}
To date, few studies have examined the personality characteristics and clinical predictors of impulsive behaviors in eating disorders (ED). The aim of this work was to study the prevalence of a wide range of impulsive behaviors in a sample of 554 ED subjects and to examine the predictors of these behaviors. Subjects were diagnosed according to DSM-IV criteria as having anorexia nervosa restricting type (ANR; n = 183), anorexia nervosa binge eating/purging type (ANBP; n = 65), bulimia nervosa… CONTINUE READING