ERIC Number: EJ673610
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa: Psychological and Psychopharmacologic Considerations.
Phillips, Elaine L.; Greydanus, Donald E.; Pratt, Helen D.; Patel, Dilip R.
Journal of Adolescent Research, v18 n3 p261-79 May 2003
Reviews the current literature on psychological and psychopharmacologic treatments for bulimia nervosa in the adolescent population. Describes the two most researched psychological treatments--cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal therapy--in terms of treatment protocols and outcome research. Reviews psychopharmacologic treatment, including treatment indications, contraindications, dose respondent information, and the need for future research. (Author/EV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue on: "Eating Disorders in Adolescents."