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Brief Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa: Outcome at One Year

  • A. Hall (a1) and A. H. Crisp (a2)
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Thirty out-patients with severe anorexia nervosa were randomly allocated to either 12 sessions of dietary advice or 12 sessions of combined individual and family psychotherapy. At one-year follow-up both groups showed significant overall improvement, and the dietary advice group showed significant weight gain. A similar mean weight gain for the psychotherapy patients did not reach statistical significance, but this group made significant improvements in sexual and social adjustment.

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The Emanuel Miller Centre for Families and Children, The Health Centre, Gill Street, London E14 SHQ
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Brief Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa: Outcome at One Year

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