Tamara Hubert

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OBJECTIVE High dropout rates from inpatient treatment for Anorexia Nervosa (AN) pose a serious obstacle to successful treatment. Because dropping out of inpatient treatment may have a negative impact on outcome, it is important to understand why dropout occurs so that treatment can be targeted toward keeping patients in care. We therefore conducted a(More)
We examined factors predictive of dropout from inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa (AN) among adolescents in a prospective study of 359 consecutive hospitalizations for AN (DSM-IV). Patients were assessed at admission (clinical, socio-demographic, and psychological data). Multivariate analyses were performed. Drop-out (i.e. leaving hospital before the(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with severe Anorexia Nervosa (AN) whose condition is life-threatening or who are not receiving adequate ambulatory care are hospitalized. However, 40 % of these patients leave the hospital prematurely, without reaching the target weight set in the treatment plan, and this can compromise outcome. This study set out to explore factors(More)
BACKGROUND The aim is to study if the determination of target weights in a clinical therapeutic contract which guides weight gain for adolescent inpatients with anorexia nervosa (AN) is based on clearly pre-defined, objective clinical elements. METHOD Treating psychiatrists completed patient information questionnaires for 139 anorexic adolescent(More)
PURPOSE Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a severe pathology on account of the high levels of associated morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to assess whether time in somatic intensive care unit, justified by a patient's somatic condition in the course of hospital care, has any relationship with patient outcome in terms of mortality in the long term. METHODS(More)
Depression and anxiety are commonly associated with anorexia nervosa (AN) and contribute to difficulties in social integration, a negative factor for outcome in AN. The link between those disorders and AN has been poorly studied. Thus, our objective was to investigate (1) the link between outcome nine years after hospitalisation for AN and the occurrence of(More)
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