In the early literature on anorexia nervosa, attention was often given to death-related cognitions as revealed through the nocturnal dreams of patients. However, only recently has renewed interest been shown in the possible role that death preoccupations and concerns might play in both the aetiology and maintenance of anorexia nervosa. The present study discusses the significance of death-related themes revealed in the dreams of four patients who were under the consultant care of three of the senior co-authors.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||European Eating Disorders Review|
|Publication status||Published - 1996|