102007: Executive Function in Eating Disorders: The Role of State Anxiety

Volume 46, Issue 4

About the Course:

We examined the influence of depression and anxiety on executive function in individuals with a DSM-IV diagnosis of anorexia nervosa – restricting type (ANR), anorexia nervosa – binge-eating/purging type (ANB), bulimia nervosa (BN), or eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS).

Journal/Publisher:

Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders

Publication Date:

May 2013

Authors

Rebecca L. Billingsley-Marshall, PhD; Michael R. Basso, PhD; Brian C. Lund, PharmD; Elsa R. Hernandez, PhD; Craig L. Johnson, PhD; Wayne C. Drevets, MD; Patrick A. McKee, MD; William R. Yates, MD

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for psychologists, social workers, and counselors who seek knowledge about cognitive and psychiatric dimensions of eating disorders.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify co-morbid psychiatric diagnoses typically associated with eating disorders.

  2. Explain the importance of anxiety to executive function in eating disorders.

  3. Cite limitations inherent in current research on executive function in individuals with eating disorders and identify important topics for future investigation.

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