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Unformatted text preview: No other predictors of response to treatment were found. These findings were observed at the end of treatment and at 8 months after the end of treatment. The authors conclude that “the first few weeks in treatment are especially important and that particular effort should be made to maximize early behavior change.”
1 Treatment responders were more likely to have received CBT than IPT. The findings of the association between early improvement and subsequent treatment response applied to patients receiving either CBT or IPT. Fairburn CG, Agras WS, Walsh BT, Wilson GT, & Stice E. Prediction of outcome in bulimia nervosa by early change in treatment. American Journal of Psychiatry, 161:23222324, 2004. Support: National Institute of Mental Health; Wellcome Trust. © Copyright 2011 MWK Publishing LLC; from The Complete Practitioner: Mental Health Applications (Vol. 8, No. 2 -- February 2005) For next article, go to next page....
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