Uniting Couples (in the treatment of) Anorexia Nervosa (UCAN).

@article{Bulik2011UnitingC,
  title={Uniting Couples (in the treatment of) Anorexia Nervosa (UCAN).},
  author={Cynthia M Bulik and Donald H. Baucom and Jennifer S Kirby and Emily M Pisetsky},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={19-28}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the development of a novel couple-based cognitive-behavioral intervention for adult anorexia nervosa (AN) called Uniting Couples (in the treatment of) Anorexia Nervosa (UCAN). METHOD We review the state of the science for the treatment of adult AN, the nature of relationships in AN, our model of couple functioning in AN, and the development of the UCAN intervention. RESULTS We present the UCAN treatment for patients with AN and their partners and discuss important… CONTINUE READING