Family-based treatment of a 17-year-old twin presenting with emerging anorexia nervosa: a case study using the "Maudsley method".

@article{Loeb2009FamilybasedTO,
  title={Family-based treatment of a 17-year-old twin presenting with emerging anorexia nervosa: a case study using the "Maudsley method".},
  author={Katharine L. Loeb and Alicia M Hirsch and Rebecca Greif and Tom Hildebrandt},
  journal={Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={176-83}
}
This article describes the successful application of family-based treatment (FBT) for a 17-year-old identical twin presenting with a 4-month history of clinically significant symptoms of anorexia nervosa (AN). FBT is a manualized treatment that has been studied in randomized controlled trials for adolescents with AN. This case study illustrates the… CONTINUE READING