A cognitive behavioural theory of anorexia nervosa.

@article{Fairburn1999ACB,
  title={A cognitive behavioural theory of anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Christopher G Fairburn and Roz Shafran and Zafra Cooper},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={
          1-13
        }
}

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