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Testing computerised attention training for eating disorders

This study is based on an attention training. This kind of attention training has been found to be beneficial for anxiety and depression and that is why researchers now want to test if it could also be helpful for women with eating disorders. The study looks into food-attention bias computerised attention training (FABCAT).

Participating in this research would involve attending 3 attention training sessions lasting for about 45 minutes and 2 assessment sessions (one before the first training and one after the last training). Assessment sessions will include 1h-MRI scan, some questionnaires and some computer tasks and will last for about 3h (including MRI scan).

All research sessions take place at Denmark Hill, London. 4 weeks after the last session, we will ask you to complete one questionnaire online.


We are looking for:

Participants, who are:

  • female
  • over 18 years old
  • have a current diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa


  • London


Participants will be reimbursed approximately £75 for their time and commitment.

Contact information:

For further information, please contact Daniela Mercado at or call 020 7848 5608.

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