Towards a functional analysis of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

@article{Slade1982TowardsAF,
  title={Towards a functional analysis of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.},
  author={Pauline Slade},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1982},
  volume={21 Pt 3},
  pages={167-79}
}
  • Pauline Slade
  • Published 1982 in The British journal of clinical psychology
This paper is concerned with the description of an aetiological model of anorexia nervosa and one form of bulimia nervosa. The model has been generated within the conceptual framework of 'functional analysis' and is based on a combination of research evidence and clinical observation. The model attempts to explain the development of anorexia nervosa in terms of a set of hypothesized antecedent events/variables and its maintenance/exacerbation in terms of both positive and negative reinforcers… CONTINUE READING