Cognitive remediation therapy for patients with anorexia nervosa: preliminary findings

  title={Cognitive remediation therapy for patients with anorexia nervosa: preliminary findings},
  author={Kate Tchanturia and Helen Davies and Iain C. Campbell},
  journal={Annals of General Psychiatry},
  pages={14 - 14}
BACKGROUND Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a severe mental illness. Drug treatments are not effective and there is no established first choice psychological treatment for adults with AN. Neuropsychological studies have shown that patients with AN have difficulties in cognitive flexibility: these laboratory based findings have been used to develop a clinical intervention based on Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) which aims to use cognitive exercises to strengthen thinking skills. AIMS 1) To… CONTINUE READING
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