The effectiveness of a day program for the treatment of adolescent anorexia nervosa.

@article{Goldstein2011TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of a day program for the treatment of adolescent anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Mandy Goldstein and Lorna Peters and Andrew Baillie and P Mcveagh and G. Wayne Minshall and Dianne Fitzjames},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={29-38}
}
OBJECTIVE The risks of anorexia nervosa (AN) are well established. Despite its severity, little certainty exists for practitioners, with ethical and financial limitations yielding few controlled studies establishing effective treatments. Thus, other methods of establishing treatment effectiveness are necessary. This study presents preliminary results of an open clinical trial of a day program for adolescents with AN. METHOD Participants were 26 anorectic females, 12-18 years, who completed… CONTINUE READING