Psychopathological models and eating and weight disorders: a topical collection

This topical collection aims to stimulate researchers to submit articles focused on the link between empirical observations and conceptual frameworks. We need evidence, but also theories and models, including those provided by psychoanalysis, cognitivism, and phenomenology, to make sense of empirical data. We encourage submission of papers aimed at the investigation of the experiential and unconscious dimensions of the human condition of those suffering from ED’s. Qualitative research, patients’ first-person contributions and guidelines for psychotherapeutic treatments are welcome. We hope that this collection will help to improve the opportunities for scientific exchange paving the way to contexts of care focused on patients’ personal views rather than on symptoms check-lists.

Guest editor: Prof. Giovanni Stanghellini

Psychopathological models and eating and weight disorders