Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments for Eating Problems and Eating Disorders

@article{Keel2008EvidenceBasedPT,
  title={Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments for Eating Problems and Eating Disorders},
  author={Pamela K. Keel and Alissa A. Haedt},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Child \& Adolescent Psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={39 - 61}
}
  • P. Keel, Alissa A. Haedt
  • Published 3 March 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
Eating disorders represent a significant source of psychological impairment among adolescents. However, most controlled treatment studies have focused on adult populations. This review provides a synthesis of existing data concerning the efficacy of various psychosocial interventions for eating disorders in adolescent samples. Modes of therapy examined in adolescent samples include family therapy, cognitive therapy, behavioral therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy mostly in patients with… 
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