Family-based treatment (FBT) for eating disorders is an outpatient therapy where parents are the main resource in treatment. The therapist supports the parents to do the work nurses would have done if the patient were hospitalized to a specialist inpatient-refeeding unit. Once starvation has been...
To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge
Rationale and Principle Interventions in Family-Based Treatment (FBT) for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
Drs. Lock and Le Grange begin by summarizing the history and development of Family Based Treatment (FBT; The Maudsley Approach) for anorexia nervosa. Next, they describe the underlying rationale for using FBT for anorexia nervosa in adolescents and the research base supporting its...
Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge