The dearth of psychological treatment studies for anorexia nervosa.

  title={The dearth of psychological treatment studies for anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Daniel Le Grange and James Lock},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={37 2},
OBJECTIVE Anorexia nervosa (AN) was first described more than 130 years ago, yet few psychological treatments have been formally studied. Our objective was to review the available studies to understand whether these may highlight directions for future investigation. METHOD Medline and PsycINFO were consulted to identify relevant treatment studies. Twenty psychotherapy treatment studies were identified for review. These were divided in terms of patient age (adolescent vs. adult) and type of… CONTINUE READING

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