Dialectical behavior therapy for bulimia nervosa.

  title={Dialectical behavior therapy for bulimia nervosa.},
  author={Debra L Safer and Christy F. Telch and William Stewart Agras},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={158 4},
OBJECTIVE The effects of dialectical behavior therapy adapted for the treatment of binge/purge behaviors were examined. METHOD Thirty-one women (averaging at least one binge/purge episode per week) were randomly assigned to 20 weeks of dialectical behavior therapy or 20 weeks of a waiting-list comparison condition. The manual-based dialectical behavior therapy focused on training in emotion regulation skills. RESULTS An intent-to-treat analysis showed highly significant decreases in binge… 
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