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Are acute inpatient mental health wards an appropriate treatment setting for people with anorexia nervosa?
Many people with anorexia nervosa end up as inpatients in acute units because there is a dearth of specialist provision. Nicola Wright and Sara Owen consider the role of specialist services in supporting mainstream units ...
Effect of a specialist disorders service on the knowledge and attitudes of local health professionals
This study investigated the effect of a specialist eating disorders service on the attitudes and knowledge of local healthcare professionals. A questionnaire was sent to fully qualified psychiatrists, postgraduate trainees ...
Treating young people with eating disorders: Transition from child mental health to specialist adult eating disorder services
Background: The transition from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) to Adult Mental Health Services (AMHS) of young people with eating disorders may pose a number of difficulties, including an inconsistent ...
Adolescence and health
An exploratory investigation of the experiences of partners living with people who have bulimia nervosa
Objective: This study aimed to explore partners' experiences of living as a couple with someone with bulimia nervosa. Method: Transcripts of eight exploratory interviews with partners were analysed using Interpretative ...