Navigation Links
Parental Involvement Key to Battling Bulima
Date:9/4/2007

xia. Anorexics often experience some of the same symptoms, raising the possibility that this type of therapy might also work for bulimics.

In general, however, we're "not very successful with eating disorders," said Andrea Vazzana, a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the New York University Child Study Center. "Post-treatment, the success rates are still pretty low."

More options are needed, she added.

The new trial involved 80 teens -- aged 12 to 19 -- with a diagnosis of bulimia nervosa or partial bulimia nervosa. They were randomly assigned to receive family-based treatment or supportive psychotherapy, both involving 20 visits to a clinic over a six-month period.

"Individuals in the two groups received the same dose and duration of treatment, but the content of the treatment was different," le Grange explained.

In the family-based treatment group, parents and even siblings attended sessions with the patient and also played an active role at home. In the control group, which was intended to replicate what typically would happen in actual practice, the parents were not involved and the treatment did not address the eating disorder as directly, le Grange said.

At the end of the treatment, almost 40 percent of the teens in family-based treatment had stopped binging and purging, compared to only 18 percent of those in the control group.

Six months after treatment had ended, almost 30 percent of those in family-based treatment still were not binging and purging, compared to only 10 percent of those in supportive psychotherapy.

It's unclear if it was the family's involvement or the focus on eating behavior that led to the better results, le Grange said.

Vazzana said: "I do think it [the family-based therapy] looks promising, mostly based on the good results they've had with patients with anorexia. It follows the same model. It makes sense that it wo
'/>"/>

Copyright©2007 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Parental Behavior And Movies Can Alter Perceptions About Smoking
2. Children With Facial Anomalies Are Affected By Parental Tensions
3. Parental Knowledge Of RSV Infections Is Vital
4. Parental Conflict Can Lead to Sleep Disorders in Children
5. Parental Conflicts Lead To Emotional Insecurity In Children
6. Parental Supervision Reduces Likelihood of Teenagers Having Sex in the Afternoon
7. Poland: Parental warning systems are likely to be adopted in video games.
8. Parental Domestic Violence Contributes To Adolescent Depression
9. Parental Role In Embryo-Selection Urged
10. Parental Time Influences Children’s Nutritio
11. Laws That Make Parental Consent Mandatory Reduce Risky Sexual Behavior
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... -- In a new study done from the heights ... pressure steadily increases if you ascend to great heights. ... to treat high blood pressure was ineffective once climbers ... online Aug. 27 in the European Heart Journal ... at sea level who have sleep apnea, in which ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Some 30 percent of all positive hospital blood culture ... they reflect the presence of skin germs instead of ... compromised samples into the trash, clinicians may be able ... by these tests to treat patients with antibiotics appropriate ... Gidi Stein and Dr. Danny Alon of TAU,s Sackler ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... (WASHINGTON, August, 27, 2014) An experimental drug designed to ... viable first treatment for anemia of inflammation, according to results ... published online today in Blood , the ... Anemia is a condition that occurs when red blood cells ... an individual has anemia, the body does not get enough ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... prevent the onset of a cancer defense mechanism ... Massey Cancer Center are leveraging it in a ... in cell death rather than survival. The novel ... often referred to as the "Trash Man" due ... during autophagy. Results from preclinical experiments suggest this ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Jaha was founded with a ... invested in creating the industry’s most affordable fitness tracker together ... no other apps possess. Jaha plans to announce ... in three simple steps: locate, challenge and motivate. ... 26, 2014 to garner support and to raise awareness on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure 2Health News:'Junk' blood tests may offer life-saving information 2Health News:Drug represents first potential treatment for common anemia 2Health News:Promising new cancer therapy uses molecular 'Trash Man' to exploit a common cancer defense 2Health News:Jaha, Inc. The Most Affordable Fitness Band in the Market Released on Kickstarter 2
... decades-long study of monkeys on a restricted diet is ... life. Writing today (July 10) in the journal ... University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center ... that a nutritious but reduced-calorie diet blunts aging and ...
... ... have been avoidable, and New York personal injury attorney David Perecman is on the alert. ... New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 ... nine people and injured at least 79, according to the latest news update from The ...
... Specialty Hospitals of America (SHA) and the Specialty Hospital of ... the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) at UMC in South East DC. ... live, should have access to high-quality nursing home care," said Eric ... President of UMC. "The new Skilled Nursing Center is one ...
... , WASHINGTON, July 9 The Walmart Foundation ... of the National Organization on Disability,s (N.O.D.) Emergency Preparedness ... and the disability community as the only cross-disability organization ... experienced in emergency management and disability issues. , ...
... Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE), ... tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring ... M.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the ... 5:30 pm ET. The presentation will occur live and ...
... nation,s leading health experts insist that we drink plenty of ... this advice may actually increase a person,s risk for the ... Myth" in the August issue of Natural Solutions: Vibrant ... 1,200 studies showing that neither milk nor a high-calcium diet ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys 2Health News:Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys 3Health News:Washington D.C. Metro Crash Jolts Personal Injury Attorneys from Coast to Coast 2Health News:Washington D.C. Metro Crash Jolts Personal Injury Attorneys from Coast to Coast 3Health News:Specialty Hospitals of Washington Adds Additional Skilled Nursing Facility Beds at United Medical Center in South East DC 2Health News:Walmart Foundation Commits $500,000 to Improving Emergency Preparedness for the 54 Million Americans with Disabilities 2Health News:Walmart Foundation Commits $500,000 to Improving Emergency Preparedness for the 54 Million Americans with Disabilities 3Health News:Echo Therapeutics To Present at Prestigious 'Innovations in Diabetes' Conference 2Health News:Echo Therapeutics To Present at Prestigious 'Innovations in Diabetes' Conference 3Health News:Calcium Isn't the Secret to Healthy Bones, Says Natural Solutions Magazine 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... Calif. , Aug. 27, 2014 Amgen ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review ... failure (HF). Ivabradine is an oral drug that inhibits ... in the sinoatrial node, the body,s cardiac pacemaker. 1 ... negative effects on myocardial contractility or ventricular repolarization. 1 ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI ), a biopharmaceutical company ... in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced the Company,s ... held at The New York Palace Hotel in ... Alan Fuhrman , Ambit,s CFO, will provide an ... at 1:10 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.  The ...
(Date:8/27/2014)...   Auxilium Pharmaceuticals , Inc. (NASDAQ: ... announced that certain members of the executive management team ... be held September 8-10, 2014 in New ... Officer and President, is scheduled to present an overview ... a.m. ET on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:FDA Grants Amgen Priority Review Designation For Ivabradine For The Treatment Of Chronic Heart Failure 2FDA Grants Amgen Priority Review Designation For Ivabradine For The Treatment Of Chronic Heart Failure 3FDA Grants Amgen Priority Review Designation For Ivabradine For The Treatment Of Chronic Heart Failure 4FDA Grants Amgen Priority Review Designation For Ivabradine For The Treatment Of Chronic Heart Failure 5FDA Grants Amgen Priority Review Designation For Ivabradine For The Treatment Of Chronic Heart Failure 6FDA Grants Amgen Priority Review Designation For Ivabradine For The Treatment Of Chronic Heart Failure 7Ambit Announces Participation At Baird 2014 Health Care Conference 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Present At The Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Present At The Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference 3
... new dedicated high performance bio imaging system ... process of imaging chemiluminescent samples. It provides ... to use, thanks to new, unique image ... on the standard Genegnome, the Genegnome HR ...
... dedicated high performance bio imaging ... completely automates the process of ... superbly accurate results and is ... image analysis algorithms and powerful ...
... of Platelet aggregometers allows to choose ... needs. Single, dual and four sample ... outputs or digital computer outputs. In ... which measure platelet aggregation in platelet-rich-plasma ...
... Platelet aggregometers allows to choose the ... Single, dual and four sample units ... or digital computer outputs. In addition ... measure platelet aggregation in platelet-rich-plasma (PRP), ...
Medicine Products: