Motivational interventions in the eating disorders: what is the evidence?

@article{Knowles2013MotivationalII,
  title={Motivational interventions in the eating disorders: what is the evidence?},
  author={Lucy Knowles and Alisa Anokhina and Lucy Serpell},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={97-107}
}
BACKGROUND Eating disorder treatments are plagued by poor engagement and high drop-out. People who disengage from eating disorder treatment appear poorly motivated to change, and may benefit from adaptations of Motivational Interviewing (AMIs). OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the use of interventions specifically designed to enhance motivation in the eating disorders is supported empirically. METHOD Literature was reviewed for relevant studies. RESULTS Eight studies have investigated the… CONTINUE READING