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Outcomes, Predictors and the Qualitative Experience of a Day Program and Family Based Treatment in Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa

Chinnery, Lisa Jane

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Anorexia nervosa (AN) is characterised by self-induced weight loss, a fear of weight gain, and a disturbance in the perception of one’s body image. It can severely affect physical, social, and emotional development and is also one of the most serious and chronic illnesses to affect adolescents and young adults. There has been a shift from treating patients with AN in inpatient settings towards outpatient based treatments. While there is considerable evidence...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/101474
DOI: 10.25911/5d627396c246a

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