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Study: Family-Based Treatment Best for Anorexia

  • Jim Liebelt
    Jim is Senior Writer, Editor and Researcher for the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Jim has over 25 years of experience as a youth and family ministry specialist, and has been on the HomeWord staff since 1998. He has served over the years as a pastor, author, youth ministry trainer, adjunct college instructor and speaker. Jim’s culture blog and parenting articles appear on Jim is a contributing author of culture and parenting articles to Jim and his wife Jenny live in Olympia, WA.
  • 2010 Oct 07
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There is no one cure that helps all young people overcome anorexia. But a new study finds family-based treatments are likely to work better in teens.

The report in the Archives of General Psychiatry also finds adolescents in family-based programs were more likely to achieve full remission six-to-12 months after treatment.

This type of treatment encourages parents to be involved in weight gain and promotes family harmony.

Source: WLS-TV ABC7News