Emotional Processing

The ability to process emotion has been assessed in AD using a variety of tasks, including those relating to the auditory and visual domains. These tasks include recognizing the emotion of audiotaped voices, facial expressions of emotion, gestures, body movements, and videotaped vignettes. There is impairment in AD on these tasks, but this has been found to relate to the other components of the tasks used (e.g., visual processing or abstraction). The lack of primary deficit in processing emotion may explain why people with mild to moderate AD can demonstrate correct emotional responses in social settings, appropriately detecting the emotions of other people.

Breaking Bulimia

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We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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