Cue exposure in the treatment of resistant adolescent bulimia nervosa.

@article{MartinezMalln2007CueEI,
  title={Cue exposure in the treatment of resistant adolescent bulimia nervosa.},
  author={Esteban Martinez-Mall{\'e}n and Josefina Castro-Fornieles and Luisa L{\'a}zaro and Elena Moreno and {\`A}strid Morer and Elena Font and Joana Julien and Montserrat Vil{\`a} and Josep Toro},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={596-601}
}
OBJECTIVE A percentage of bulimic patients do not greatly improve with the usual treatment. Therefore, the objective was to further evaluate cue exposure (CE), in order to attain better results in clinical settings. METHOD Twenty-two adolescent patients who fulfilled DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for bulimia nervosa (mean age 16.7, SD 1.5) and who were resistant to the usual treatment followed a program of 12 CE sessions. Clinical characteristics were evaluated and different psychopathological… CONTINUE READING