Eating Disorders

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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders


In this paper I have summarize the evidence on the efficacy of current psychological treatments for eating disorders and discuss ways in which their application and effectiveness in clinical practice might be enhanced. (Allison 2005)


Anorexia nervosa is defined by the successful pursuit of thinness through dietary restriction and other measures, resulting in body weight below the normal range.

The most salient fact about psychotherapy research on anorexia nervosa is that there is remarkably little evidence to review. Family therapy is the most extensively researched treatment for anorexia nervosa, contributing at least one cell to more than half of ...
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