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Visual processing of one's own body over the course of time: Evidence for the vigilance ‐avoidance theory in adolescents with anorexia nervosa?

DiscussionThe early vigilance in AN and the subsequent decrease in attention to unattractive body parts is in line with our assumptions. However, no indication of attentional avoidance was found. The current findings partially support the vigilance‐avoidance theory for the exposure to one's own body in adolescents with AN.
Source: International Journal of Eating Disorders - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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