Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Eating Disorders.

  title={Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Eating Disorders.},
  author={William Stewart Agras and Cara Bohon},
  journal={Annual review of clinical psychology},
  • W. Agras, C. Bohon
  • Published 7 May 2021
  • Psychology
  • Annual review of clinical psychology
Research findings strongly suggest that cognitive behavioral therapy for the eating disorders (CBT-ED) is more effective than other treatments for bulimia nervosa (BN) and for binge eating disorder (BED), although interpersonal psychotherapy appears to be equally effective for BED. Evidence for the effectiveness of CBT-ED for the persistent (adult) form of anorexia nervosa (AN) is insufficient at present and is essentially absent for AN in adolescents except for some evidence from uncontrolled…