Emotion acceptance behavior therapy for anorexia nervosa: a pilot study.

@article{Wildes2014EmotionAB,
  title={Emotion acceptance behavior therapy for anorexia nervosa: a pilot study.},
  author={Jennifer E. Wildes and Marsha D. Marcus and Yu Cheng and Elizabeth Blocher McCabe and Jill A Gaskill},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={47 8},
  pages={870-3}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the preliminary effectiveness of Emotion Acceptance Behavior Therapy (EABT), an outpatient psychotherapeutic intervention for anorexia nervosa (AN) based on a disorder-specific model of symptom maintenance that emphasizes emotion avoidance. EABT combines standard behavioral interventions that are central to the clinical management of AN with evidence-supported strategies to increase emotion awareness, decrease emotion avoidance, and encourage resumption of… CONTINUE READING
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