9. Psychological Processes in Eating Disorders

  1. John R. E. Fox1 and
  2. Ken P. Goss2
  1. John R. E. Fox1 and
  2. Ken Goss2

Published Online: 3 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118328910.ch9

Eating and its Disorders

Eating and its Disorders

How to Cite

Fox, J. R. E. and Goss, K. (2012) Psychological Processes in Eating Disorders, in Eating and its Disorders (eds J. R. E. Fox and K. P. Goss), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118328910.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, UK

  2. 2

    Coventry Eating Disorders Service, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, UK

  2. 2

    Coventry Eating Disorders Service, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683545

Online ISBN: 9781118328910

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Keywords:

  • eating disorders (EDs);
  • psychological process

Summary

This chapter is an introduction to the section on psychological processes in eating disorders (EDs) that offers some new perspectives on the theoretical understanding of EDs. Over recent years, emotional difficulties within EDs have started to be recognized and this section of the research aims to capture some of the main debates and research upon this topic. The section offers a significant snapshot of some of the key research, theoretical perspectives and arguments within the field of EDs. It is not meant to be a comprehensive section, but a taster for the reader to gain a sense of these debates so they can inform their research and clinical practice.