Eating Disorders

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

Read about latest research findings published in Clinical Psychological Science: Jenny Yiend, Charlotte Parnes, Kirsty Shepherd, Mary-Kate Roche, and Myra J. Cooper New research has suggested that negative self-beliefs play a role in eating disorder pathology, but the causal status of this relationship has not yet been established. Female participants underwent More

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science:   Influences of Ovarian Hormones on Dysregulated Eating: A Comparison of Associations in Women With Versus Women Without Binge Episodes Kelly L. Klump, Sarah E. Racine, Britny Hildebrandt, S. Alexandra Burt, Michael Neale, Cheryl L. Sisk, Steven Boker, and Pamela More

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Dysregulated Positive Emotion Predicts Disordered Eating

Considerable research explores the relationship between negative emotion and disordered eating behaviors, such as binge eating and purging. But a new study suggests that positive emotions may also play a role in rewarding and maintaining these kinds of behaviors. “Individuals with eating disorders have long been thought to experience distorted More