Cognitive flexibility in verbal and nonverbal domains and decision making in anorexia nervosa patients: a pilot study

January 2011
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p162
Academic Journal
The article presents a research which examines cognitive rigidity and decision making impairments in patients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa Restrictive type (AN-R). It is reported that, the researchers used a comprehensive neuropsychological battery comprising techniques like, Trail Making Test, Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, and Hayling Sentence Completion Task, to conduct the research. According to the research, patients with AN-R have cognitive rigidity in both verbal and nonverbal domains.


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