n Journal of Depression and Anxiety - Antidepressants in the treatment of eating disorders : editorial

Volume 4, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1560-0181



Extracted from text ... EDITORIAL Antidepressants in the treatment of eating disorders Psychiatric treatment takes place within a conceptual framework that should seek to address the patient as a whole i e a biopsychosocial approach ' The realm of biology in treatment approaches has been in the ascendency, potentially to the detnment of psychosocial aspects, in recent times 2 Eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, eating disorder not otherwise specified e g binge eating disorder)3 constitute a group of psychiatric conditions whose treatment has encompassed predominantly psychosocial interventions4 Research into the biological underpinnings of eating disorders appears to have told us more about the ..

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