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Changes during treatment for bulimia nervosa: a comparison of three psychological treatments.

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Seventy-five patients with bulimia nervosa were treated with cognitive behaviour therapy, behaviour therapy or interpersonal psychotherapy. The changes that occurred during treatment were assessed in a subsample of 38 patients. There was an immediate decrease in the frequency of binge-eating and purging (self-induced vomiting or laxative misuse). This continued for 4 wk in interpersonal psychotherapy and for 8 wk in the other two treatment conditions. There were no clear differences between t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
31
Issue:
5
Pages:
479-485
Publication date:
1993-06-05
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EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:f8788909-25e0-4a6b-ae20-ea06c98d4d14
Source identifiers:
205500
Local pid:
pubs:205500

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