Personality disorder and treatment response in bulimia nervosa.

@article{Fahy1993PersonalityDA,
  title={Personality disorder and treatment response in bulimia nervosa.},
  author={Tom A Fahy and Ivan Eisler and Gerald F. M. Russell},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1993},
  volume={162},
  pages={
          765-70
        }
}
Thirty-nine female out-patients with bulimia nervosa were assessed for personality disorders using the PAS. All subjects then entered a therapeutic trial, comprising eight weeks of cognitive-behavioural therapy with follow-up after eight weeks and at one year. Thirty-nine per cent of the patients were diagnosed as having personality disorders. Patients with personality disorders were more depressed and had a lower BMI than those without. They also had a significantly poorer response to… CONTINUE READING

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