Deanna Puttonen University of British Columbia Research Paper by Uher et al. Body Shape Perception in Healthy and Eating-Disordered Women. Background. Dissatisfaction with body shape and size is the rule, not the exception Eating disorders: Anorexia Bulimia Distorted body perceptions.
University of British Columbia
Research Paper by Uher et al.
1. EBA and body schema differentially activated
2. Patients have greater aversion and therefore more activity in the emotion processing regions:
2) Patients have greater aversion and therefore more activity in the emotion processing regions
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