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Current treatment for anorexia nervosa: efficacy, safety, and adherence

Overview of attention for article published in Psychology Research and Behavior Management, October 2010
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Title
Current treatment for anorexia nervosa: efficacy, safety, and adherence
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Psychology Research and Behavior Management, October 2010
DOI 10.2147/prbm.s13814
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Bodell

Abstract

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a serious psychiatric illness associated with significant medical and psychiatric morbidity, psychosocial impairment, increased risk of death, and chronicity. Given the severity of the disorder, the establishment of safe and effective treatments is necessary. Several treatments have been tried in AN, but few favorable results have emerged. This paper reviews randomized controlled trials in AN, and provides a synthesis of existing data regarding the efficacy, safety, and adherence associated with pharmacologic and psychological interventions. Randomized controlled trials for the treatment of AN published in peer-reviewed journals were identified by electronic and manual searches. Overall, pharmacotherapy has limited benefits in the treatment of AN, with some promising preliminary findings associated with olanzapine, an antipsychotic agent. No single psychological intervention has demonstrated clear superiority in treating adults with AN. In adolescents with AN, the evidence base is strongest for the use of family therapy over alternative individual psychotherapies. Results highlight challenges in both treating individuals with AN and in studying the effects of those treatments, and further emphasize the importance of continued efforts to develop novel interventions. Treatment trials currently underway and areas for future research are discussed.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 105 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 29 27%
Student > Master 23 22%
Researcher 14 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 8%
Other 6 6%
Unknown 13 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 49 46%
Medicine and Dentistry 13 12%
Social Sciences 9 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 5%
Other 9 8%
Unknown 15 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 October 2013.
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#7,834,307
of 12,485,487 outputs
Outputs from Psychology Research and Behavior Management
#150
of 206 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#93,608
of 176,689 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Psychology Research and Behavior Management
#6
of 7 outputs
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