September 28, 2006

The power of the family in general practice: Enhance your effectiveness when caring for anorexia nervosa patients

This paper by Charles Fishman and his wife Tana Fishman was published in the August 2006 New Zealand Family Physician Vol. 33 No. 4.

ABSTRACT
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a severe condition and is influenced by a variety of factors, most notably social environment. Family therapy has been shown to be effective in the treatment of AN, particularly in patients under the age of 19 years. (more…)