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A behavioural investigation into body misperception in eating disorders

Sacchetti, V (2021) A behavioural investigation into body misperception in eating disorders. Doctoral thesis, Liverpool John Moores University.

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Abstract

The current thesis analyses the body misperception and alterations in multisensory integration in participants presenting with different levels of eating disorders symptoms. Body perception and multisensory integration processes are assessed using the Somatic Signal Detection Task (SSDT) which involves detecting very subtle tactile vibrations in the presence or absence of a concomitant light. Clinical implication are discussed.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Uncontrolled Keywords: eating disorders; multisensory integration; affective touch; visuo-tactile
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Divisions: Psychology (new Sep 2019)
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2021 11:45
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 11:45
DOI or Identification number: 10.24377/LJMU.t.00015632
Supervisors: Mirams, L, McGlone, F and Cazzato, V
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15632

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