102267: Cognitive-behavioral therapy for eating disorders in primary care settings

Does it work, and does a greater dose make it more effective?

About the Course:

This course involves reading an article, “Cognitive-behavioral therapy for eating disorders in primary care settings: Does it work, and does a greater dose make it more effective?,” which has been selected for its educational value. This article sought to determine if cognitive-behavioral therapy can be effective at treating anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, atypical anorexia nervosa, and atypical bulimia nervosa in a primary care setting. Additionally, the authors addressed the question of whether the provision of more treatment sessions continued to facilitate further recovery gains in this setting. After reading this article, you will complete a quiz assessing your knowledge of the main points covered in the article.


International Journal of Eating Disorders

Publication Date:

September 2017

Course Objectives:

  1. Detail the effectiveness of CBT for eating disorders when delivered in a primary care setting,

  2. Identify the importance of early change in CBT for eating disorders.

  3. Explain how treatment dose does not necessarily relate to level of improvement in CBT for eating disorders.

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