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Edited by Benjamin L. Hankin and John R. Z. Abela, Development of Psychopathology: A Vulnerability-Stress Perspective brings together the foremost experts conducting groundbreaking research into the major factors shaping psychopathological disorders across the lifespan in order to review and integrate the theoretical and empirical literature in this field. The volume editors build upon two important and established research and clinical traditions: developmental psychopathology frameworks and vulnerability-stress models of psychological disorders.

A Developmental Vulnerability-Stress Model of Eating Disorders: A Cognitive Approach
A developmental vulnerability-stress model of eating disorders: A cognitive approach

The aims of this chapter are to briefly introduce eating disorders (EDs), vulnerability, and stress; discuss the relevant theory and literature; and provide an integrated vulnerability-stress account of the development of EDs. The account will cover the major developmental systems, but it will have a cognitive bias and will be integrated with noncognitive research and theory in order to maximize the explanatory power of our current knowledge about vulnerability and stress in the development of EDs. The empirical evidence supporting the new account will also be presented and discussed. Eating disorders, defined using the criteria outlined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th ...

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