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Eating Disorders

Eating disorders encompass anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge-eating disorder, and purging disorder.

Treatment guidelines

Intervention

The Centre for Research on Eating Disorders (Credo) have made some useful materials available:

The Institute of Psychiatry used to keep an up-to-date page of resources relevant to eating disorders - now only available via archive.org

Lectures

Key papers

  • Cooper, Z., Fairburn, C. (2009). Management of bulimia nervosa and other binge-eating problems. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 15, 129-136 rcpsych.org
  • Cooper, Z., & Fairburn, C. G. (2011). The evolution of “enhanced” cognitive behavior therapy for eating disorders: Learning from treatment nonresponse. Cognitive and behavioral practice, 18(3), 394-402 nih.gov
  • Murphy, R., Straebler, S., Cooper, Z., & Fairburn, C. G. (2010). Cognitive behavioral therapy for eating disorders. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 33(3), 611-627 nih.gov
  • Waller, G. (2016). Recent advances in psychological therapies for eating disorders. F1000Research, 5. nih.gov

Other materials

The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) is an Australian mental health organisation that conducts research, provides training and supervision, and offers a clinical service. They have made some really useful resources for treating eating disorders