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Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2001 Jun;24(2):293-303, x.

Basic principles for applying cognitive-behavioral therapy to anorexia nervosa.

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.

Abstract

Cognitive-behavioral therapy continues to be one of the recommended evidenced-based interventions in the treatment of eating disorders. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is clearly of benefit in anorexia and bulimia nervosa, can be learned in a reasonable time, and is guided by manuals on cognitive-behavioral therapy. This article looks at theoretic and clinical interventions in the treatment of anorexia nervosa and suggests strategies related to effective psychotherapeutic treatment that can be used across a continuum of care.

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