Journal article

Comprehensive neurocognitive assessment of patients with anorexia nervosa

Andrea Phillipou, Caroline Gurvich, David Jonathan Castle, Larry Allen Abel, Susan Lee Rossell

WORLD JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY | BAISHIDENG PUBLISHING GROUP INC | Published : 2015

Abstract

AIM: To utilise a comprehensive cognitive battery to gain a better understanding of cognitive performance in anorexia nervosa (AN). METHODS: Twenty-six individuals with AN and 27 healthy control participants matched for age, gender and premorbid intelligence, participated in the study. A standard cognitive battery, the Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia Consensus Cognitive Battery, was used to investigate performance on seven cognitive domains with the use of 10 different tasks: speed of processing [Brief Assessment Of Cognition In Schizophrenia: Symbol Coding, Category Fluency: Animal Naming (Fluency) and Trail Making Test: Part A], attention/vigilance ..

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