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Anorexia

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  • Condition: Anorexia Nervosa
  • Journal: Issues in mental health nursing
  • Treatment Used: Ear Acupuncture
  • Number of Patients: 25
  • Published —
This study discusses in-patients who were treated for anorexia nervosa in a highly specialized clinic for eating disturbances in Sweden experienced the treatment program.
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  • Condition: Exertional Dyspnea, Myalgia, Petechiae of the Lower Extremities, and Pronounced Gingivitis
  • Journal: Der Internist
  • Treatment Used: Ascorbic Acid
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with dyspnea, myalgia, petechiae, and gingivitis that underwent multiple tests to uncover the cause.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Depression and Anorexia Nervosa
  • Journal: The International journal of eating disorders
  • Treatment Used: Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 30
  • Published —
The study researched the use of electroconvulsive therapy for treating depression and anorexia nervosa.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Anorexia Nervosa
  • Journal: Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie
  • Treatment Used: Multifamily Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 6
  • Published —
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of multi-family therapy in treating anorexia in children and adolescents.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Anorexia Nervosa (AN)
  • Journal: The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
  • Treatment Used: Low-Dose Testosterone Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 90
  • Published —
This study evaluated whether low-dose testosterone therapy (a treatment that raises the testosterone levels) is an effective treatment for anorexia nervosa (eating disorder that is characterized by self-starvation and excessive weight loss; AN).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Anorexia Nervosa
  • Journal: The International journal of eating disorders
  • Treatment Used: Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 49
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using enhanced cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of adolescents with anorexia nervosa.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Anorexia Nervosa
  • Journal: The International journal of eating disorders
  • Treatment Used: Multifamily Therapy Group
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a multifamily therapy group to treat young adults with anorexia nervosa.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Anorexia nervosa
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Family therapy approaches
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
To evaluate the efficacy of family therapy approaches compared with standard treatment and other treatments for anorexia nervosa.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Poor Appetite and Underweight
  • Journal: Appetite
  • Treatment Used: Cyproheptadine
  • Number of Patients: 0
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In this review of the literature, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using cyproheptadine to stimulate the appetite and cause weight gain in persons who are underweight.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Anxiety, restrictive anorexia nervosa (AN)
  • Journal: The International journal of eating disorders
  • Treatment Used: Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation
  • Number of Patients: 24
  • Published —
This pilot study evaluates the effectiveness and tolerability of omega-3 fatty acid (PUFA) supplementation for the treatment of trait anxiety in adolescent patients with restrictive anorexia nervosa (AN).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Anorexia nervosa
  • Journal: The International journal of eating disorders
  • Treatment Used: Body image directed interventions
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of body image directed interventions for patients with anorexia nervosa.