Category Archives: Research Roundup

Research Roundup #5 – CBT in Anorexia

Because the UCSD eating disorder treatment center used cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help treat my eating disorder, the review “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for anorexia nervosa: A systematic review” by Galsworthy-Francis and Allan (2014; Clinical Psychology Review) piqued my interest. … Continue reading

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Research Roundup #4 – Exercise Addiction

Today’s summary is on “Exercise addiction: A study of eating disorder symptoms, quality of life, personality traits, and attachment styles” by Lichetenstein et al (Psychiatry Research, 2013). I chose this article because I never would have considered myself an over-exerciser … Continue reading

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Research Roundup #3 – Maternal Eating Disorders

Today’s article summary is on “Childhood psychopathology in children of women with eating disorders: understanding risk mechanisms” by Micali et al (2013, The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry). This topic is of particular interest to me because I want … Continue reading

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Research Roundup #2 – IQ in Anorexia

The following is my summary of “Estimated intelligence quotient in anorexia nervosa: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature” by Lopez et al (2010) in Ann Gen Psychiatry. I chose this article to help me better understand how I … Continue reading

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Research Roundup #1 – Anorexia treatment review

The nerd in me wants to understand more about the science of eating disorders so I am going to start reading and summarizing eating disorder research articles as part of my blog. Let’s see how long this lasts 😉 The … Continue reading

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