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Attention, executive functions, and mentalizing in anorexia nervosa eighteen years after onset of eating disorder

Gillberg, I. Carina; Billstedt, Eva; Wentz, Elisabet; Anckarsater, Henrik; Råstam, Maria LU and Gillberg, Christopher (2010) In Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology 32(4). p.358-365
Abstract
Objective: Prospective study of attention, executive functions, and mentalizing abilities in a representative sample of teenage-onset anorexia nervosa (AN). Method: A total of 51 AN cases recruited after community screening were contrasted with 51 matched comparison cases 18 years after AN onset. Neuropsychological tests had been done at 21, 24, and 32 years (18 years after AN onset). Results: The AN-group had more attention, executive function, and mentalizing problems. Some of these problems had been present at all three follow-up occasions. Conclusions: AN is associated with a range of neuropsychological problems that are present long after the eating disorder per se is no longer an important feature.
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Attention, Neuropsychology, Population-based, Anorexia nervosa, Long-term outcome, Executive function
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Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
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32
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4
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358 - 365
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Psychology Press
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  • wos:000277191000003
  • scopus:77951239241
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1744-411X
DOI
10.1080/13803390903066857
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English
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  abstract     = {Objective: Prospective study of attention, executive functions, and mentalizing abilities in a representative sample of teenage-onset anorexia nervosa (AN). Method: A total of 51 AN cases recruited after community screening were contrasted with 51 matched comparison cases 18 years after AN onset. Neuropsychological tests had been done at 21, 24, and 32 years (18 years after AN onset). Results: The AN-group had more attention, executive function, and mentalizing problems. Some of these problems had been present at all three follow-up occasions. Conclusions: AN is associated with a range of neuropsychological problems that are present long after the eating disorder per se is no longer an important feature.},
  author       = {Gillberg, I. Carina and Billstedt, Eva and Wentz, Elisabet and Anckarsater, Henrik and Råstam, Maria and Gillberg, Christopher},
  issn         = {1744-411X},
  keyword      = {Attention,Neuropsychology,Population-based,Anorexia nervosa,Long-term outcome,Executive function},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {358--365},
  publisher    = {Psychology Press},
  series       = {Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology},
  title        = {Attention, executive functions, and mentalizing in anorexia nervosa eighteen years after onset of eating disorder},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13803390903066857},
  volume       = {32},
  year         = {2010},
}