Engagement and outcome in the treatment of bulimia nervosa: first phase of a sequential design comparing motivation enhancement therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy.

@article{Treasure1999EngagementAO,
  title={Engagement and outcome in the treatment of bulimia nervosa: first phase of a sequential design comparing motivation enhancement therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy.},
  author={Janet Treasure and Melanie A. Wolchik Katzman and Ulrike Schmidt and Nicholas A. Troop and Gillian Todd and Padmal de Silva},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={405-18}
}
Despite the major advances in the development of treatments for bulimia nervosa, drop-outs and a lack of engagement in treatment, continue to be problems. Recent studies suggest that the transtheoretical model of change may be applicable to bulimia nervosa. The aim of this study was to examine the roles of readiness to change and therapeutic alliance in determining engagement and outcome in the first phase of treatment. One hundred and twenty five consecutive female patients meeting DSM-IV… CONTINUE READING
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