publication . Thesis . 2013

Metacognitions, metacognitive processes and metacognitive control strategies in people with obesity and binge eating and people with obesity without binge eating

Hartley, Georgina;
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  • Published: 01 May 2013
  • Country: Somalia
Abstract
Background Binge eating is often co-morbid with obesity. There is no widely accepted theoretical model for binge eating, this has treatment implications. Research has highlighted the role of metacognitions in psychopathology, including eating disorders. However, metacognitions in obesity and binge eating have not yet been researched. The self-regulatory executive functioning model (S-REF; Wells & Matthews, 1994, 1996) conceptualises the role of metacognition in the aetiology and maintenance of psychological disturbance. This exploratory study aimed to explore metacognition in people with obesity and binge eating, and people with obesity without binge eating. Des...
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Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
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