Brief Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa

  • Alyson Hall
  • A. H. Crisp


The need for prospective treatment studies has been emphasized repeatedly in attempts to evaluate long-term outcome in anorexia nervosa (Hsu, 1980). Vigersky (1977), concluding the proceedings of the 1976 International Conference of Anorexia Nervosa Research, stated that only random allocation of patients to different treatment modalities within one center is a valid test of any treatment’s efficacy because of the problems of pre-selection of subjects at different centers.


Anorexia Nervosa Dietary Advice Assessment Interview Sexual Adjustment Psychotherapy Group 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alyson Hall
    • 1
  • A. H. Crisp
    • 1
  1. 1.Academic Department of PsychiatrySt. George’s Hospital Medical SchoolLondon, S.W. 17England

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