The Body in Movement: A Clinical Approach

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Probst, Michel; Diedens, Jolien;
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Physiotherapy or body oriented therapy is often overlooked as an adjunctive treatment for patients with eating disorders (ED). However, the integration of physiotherapy is based on the physiotherapists’ experience in both the body and the body in movement, two important... View more
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    [10] Vandereycken W, Depreitere L, Probst M. Body-oriented therapy for anorexia nervosa patients. American Journal of Psychotherapy. 1987; 41: 252-259.

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