Recent advances in psychological therapies for eating disorders
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bulimia nervosa | anorexia | Review | bulimia | eating disorders | anorexia nervosa | Articles
mesheuropmc: mental disorders
Recent years have seen substantial consolidation and development of the evidence base for psychological therapies for eating disorders. This review summarises the key changes over that time period. Specific forms of cognitive behavioural therapy and family-based treatment have consolidated and extended their positions as treatments of choice despite the development of novel approaches. However, there is still a significant need for further development and testing to improve recovery rates, particularly in anorexia nervosa.