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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.
Effect of a specialist disorders service on the knowledge and attitudes of local health professionals
This study investigated the effect of a specialist eating disorders service on the attitudes and knowledge of local healthcare professionals. A questionnaire was sent to fully qualified psychiatrists, postgraduate trainees ...
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), ...
Treating young people with eating disorders: Transition from child mental health to specialist adult eating disorder services
Background: The transition from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) to Adult Mental Health Services (AMHS) of young people with eating disorders may pose a number of difficulties, including an inconsistent ...
Adolescence and health
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 ...