Handbook of Eating Disorders: Physiology, Psychology, and Treatment of Obesity, Anorexia, and Bulimia

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Cognitive Therapy
for Anorexia Nervosa

David M. Garner

Distorted attitudes about food, weight, and the body have been consistently recognized as characteristic of anorexia nervosa. Moreover, it has frequently been observed that maladaptive thinking in anorexia nervosa extends beyond food and weight to other areas of experience.16,17 These observations as well as the clinical experience of our group in treating the disorder have led to cognitive-behavioral management principles aimed at the broad range of misconceptions that appear to maintain the syndrome.43,44,50 These principles are derived from models described by Beck and his colleagues and by other cognitive theorists. * However, the form and content of cognitive therapy for anorexia nervosa have been adapted to meet the special needs of these patients. This chapter will present an overview of techniques that have been described in detail elsewhere.43,44,50 The cognitive strategies proposed for anorexia nervosa are also applicable for nonemaciated patients with bulimia. Similar cognitive and behavioral methods have been recommended for both disorders.

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I am indebted to Kelly Bemis and Victoria Mitchell for their contributions to this chapter. I also would like to acknowledge continued support from Health and Welfare Canada, the Ontario Mental Health Foundation, and the Medical Research Council of Canada.
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See references 5, 6, 7, 30, 59, 81, and 86.
See references 31, 34, 43, 44, 78, and 94.

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