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Moderators and mediators of outcome in treatments for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa in adolescents: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials

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About the Course:

More than 50% of adolescents being treated for an eating disorder do not recover, therefore it is important to understand for whom, why, and how therapy works (or does not work). Learn what the research has found so far, including whether we can help to match a person with the best treatment for them. For example, should people be given a different therapy depending on how well they get along with their family or how severe their symptoms are? And find out if we can understand and adapt the effective ingredients of therapy to improve outcomes. This summary of the published evidence highlights a range of challenges in this research including how some statistical analyses can lead to false findings and the lack of consensus on what constitutes recovery.

Publication Date:

September 11, 2019

Course Material Authors

Layla Hamadi
Joanna Holliday

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for mental health and eating disorder professionals who are interested in recommended psychological treatments for AN & BN in adolescents. This course is intended for an intermediate to advanced level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe what moderators and mediators are and how knowledge of them could help improve recovery rates in treatment for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa in adolescents

  2. Discuss the importance of critically evaluating research articles to determine whether their findings are reliable. This includes being able to compare research methodologies

  3. Discuss the challenges of working with hypothesis generating research (for example underpowered studies, use of many variables) and how future research can reduce some of these

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Course Number 102603
1 credit hour
  • Online Article
Exam Fee: $6.97No exam fee with a Plus or Unlimited membership package!
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