About the Authors

Martina de Zwaan

dezwaan.martina@mh-hannover.de

Affiliation Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Astrid Müller

Affiliation Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Kelly C. Allison

Affiliation Center of Weight and Eating Disorders, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Elmar Brähler

Affiliation Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig Medical Center, Leipzig, Germany, and Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Anja Hilbert

Affiliation Integrated Research and Treatment Center Adiposity Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig Medical Center, Leipzig, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MdZ AM KCA EB AH. Analyzed the data: MdZ AM KCA EB AH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MdZ AM KCA EB AH. Wrote the paper: MdZ AM KCA EB AH.