publication . Doctoral thesis . 2018

Eating disorders and personality

  • Published: 01 Feb 2018
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Eating disorders are serious psychiatric conditions often demanding specialized psychiatric care. Several effective treatments have been developed and disseminated, but more needs to be done, as not all patients respond well to intervention, let alone achieve recovery. Obvious candidates such as eating disorder diagnosis, symptoms and psychiatric comorbidity have generally failed to explain variability in prognosis and outcome, warranting investigation of a wider range of relevant factors. Accumulating evidence suggests personality as an avenue to better understand psychopathology. This dissertation investigated how personality could increase the understanding o...
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