Abnormal and Behavioural Psychology

ISSN: 2472-0496

Open Access

María Baile

Department of Psychology, University of Madrid, 28400 Madrid, Spain

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    Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
    Author(s): María Baile*

    The treatment of anorexia nervosa is still up for debate. Though cognitive behavioural therapy appears to be effective, there is no conclusive evidence pointing to a single treatment of choice. The case presented in this paper looks at how a patient with anorexia nervosa was treated with CBT. Evaluation/diagnosis: A 17-year-old adolescent girl voluntarily attends psychological therapy to address eating behaviour issues. A psychopathological profile is obtained in addition to a clinical interview for assessment, providing a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa and restricting subtype. The therapeutic goals were to achieve a healthy weight for the patient's age and height, as well as to change the structure of thoughts, feelings, and behaviour that were justifying and maintaining the disorder... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2472-0496.2023.9.183

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