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The influence of gender and body dissatisfaction on body-related attentional bias: An eye-tracking and virtual reality study.

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Summary of "The influence of gender and body dissatisfaction on body-related attentional bias: An eye-tracking and virtual reality study."

In the attentional bias (AB) phenomenon, eating disorder (ED) patients show a tendency to pay more attention to self-attributed unattractive body parts than to other body parts. However, little research has focused on gender differences in body-related attention, controlling for body dissatisfaction (BD). This study aimed to assess gender differences in AB toward specific weight- or nonweight-related body parts using a virtual reality (VR)-based embodiment technique and an eye-tracking AB assessment.

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Name: The International journal of eating disorders
ISSN: 1098-108X
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