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Treatment effects on compulsive exercise and physical activity in eating disorders
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-13)
Background:<br> Dysfunctional thoughts- and use of physical activity (PA) are core symptoms of the eating disorders (ED) bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge eating disorder (BED). The compulsive desire for PA complicates a favourable treatment outcome; hence, regular, adapted PA led by personnel with competence in exercise science is rarely part of treatment of BN and BED. The present study compared ...
Defining compulsive exercise in eating disorders: acknowledging the exercise paradox and exercise obsessions
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-04)
Recently Dittmer et al. (JED 6:1–9, 2018). suggested a transdiagnostic definition and a clinical assessment for compulsive exercise in adolescents and adults with eating disorders. In this letter to the editor, we extend the transdiagnostic bridge to the DSM-5-criteria for obsessive-compulsive disorders and hence raise the issue of exercise obsession without compulsive exercise actions. We argue ...
Gender differences in the bidirectional relationship between alcohol consumption and sleeplessness: the Tromsø study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-29)
<i>Background</i> - The degree to which the relationship between alcohol use and sleeplessness is unidirectional or reciprocal is unclear due to great variation among the results of previous studies. The aim of the present study was to investigate if the relationship between alcohol use and sleeplessness is bidirectional by exploring how the change in and stability of alcohol use were related to ...
Profiles of Perfectionism Among Adolescents Attending Specialized Elite- and Ordinary Lower Secondary Schools: A Norwegian Cross-Sectional Comparative Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-09-06)
The versatile construct of perfectionism has been heavily debated, e.g., its nature or measurement constituents, how it influences performances or, most importantly, our health. Conventional linear analyses seem inadequate to address such challenges. Hence, we used a latent variable and a person-centered approach to identify different patterns of perfectionism, and their relationships with psychological ...
Does the Healthy Body Image program improve lifestyle habits among high-schoolstudents? A radndomised controlled trial With 12-month follow-up
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-05)
<i>Objectives</i> - Positive embodiment and healthy lifestyle habits seem to be related; therefore, stimulating positive embodiment should promote healthy lifestyle habits. In the current study, we delivered the Healthy Body Image (HBI) intervention among Norwegian high school students and examined the effects on healthy lifestyle habits.<p> <p><i>Methods</i> - The HBI intervention comprises three ...