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Validity of exercise measures in adults with anorexia nervosa: The EDE, compulsive exercise test and other self-report scales
OBJECTIVE: Compulsive exercise is a prominent feature for the majority of patients with Anorexia Nervosa (AN), but there is a dearth of research evaluating assessment instruments. This study assessed the concurrent validity ...
Dimensions of compulsive exercise across eating disorder diagnostic subtypes and the validation of the Spanish version of the Compulsive Exercise Test
Objectives: Compulsive exercise in eating disorders has been traditionally considered as a behavior that serves the purpose of weight/shape control. More recently, it has been postulated that there may be other factors ...
The Compulsive Exercise Test: Confirmatory factor analysis and links with eating psychopathology among women with clinical eating disorders
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to determine the psychometric properties of the Compulsive Exercise Test (CET) among an adult sample of patients with eating disorders.
MotivATE: A pretreatment web-based program to improve attendance at UK outpatient services among adults with eating disorders
BACKGROUND: In the UK, eating disorders affect upward of 725,000 people per year, and early assessment and treatment are important for patient outcomes. Around a third of adult outpatients in the UK who are referred to ...
Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the eating attitudes test in young female patients with eating disorders in mainland China
The study aimed to investigate the reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the eating attitudes test (EAT-26) among female adolescents and young adults in Mainland China. This scale was administered to 396 female ...
Eating disorders are prevalent across all sports but especially those where weight and/or body shape has a direct impact on performance. These are aesthetic sports (e.g. gymnastics), endurance sports (e.g. distance running), ...
Adolescents with a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa: Parents' experience of recognition and deciding to seek help
Background: Adolescents with anorexia nervosa rarely present themselves as having a problem and are usually reliant on parents to recognise the problem and facilitate help-seeking. This study aimed to investigate parents' ...
Negative affect mediates effects of psychological stress on disordered eating in young Chinese women
Background: The bi-relationships between psychological stress, negative affect and disordered eating has been well studied in western culture, while tri-relationship among them, i.e. how some of those factors influence ...
The use of interpersonal psychotherapy for non-suicidal self-injury and eating disorders
Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) is an effective treatment for depressive disorder. Over the last two decades, IPT has been modified to treat different mental health problems, including eating disorders. When working with ...