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Eating disorders

Mental health

At a glance

Identifying risk for eating disorders

Lead researcher

Dr Sylvane Desrivières

Institution

King's College London

Status

Awarded and preparing to start

Amount awarded

£507,740

Last updated

12/06/19

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Project title: Establishing causal relationships between biopsychosocial predictors and correlates of eating disorders and their mediation by neural pathways.

Dr Sylvane Desrivières' research aims to identify true risk factors for eating disorders and understand how they contribute to the development of the specific aspects of the disorders, including behaviours related to reward and punishment, cognitive control and emotional processes.

This knowledge will help to improve prevention and treatment of eating disorders.

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