Aims and methodA cognitive-behavioural therapy in-patient treatment model for adults with severe anorexia nervosa was developed and evaluated, and outcomes were compared with the previous treatment model and other published outcomes from similar settings. RESULTS This study showed the Pathways to Recovery outcomes were positive in terms of improvements in body mass index and psychopathology.Clinical implicationsAdults with anorexia nervosa can achieve good outcomes despite longer illness duration and comorbidities.Declaration of interestA.B., A.C. and L.H. work at The Retreat where the Pathways to Recovery were developed.
Brown, A., Jenkinson, R., Coakes, J., Cockfield, A., O’Brien, T., & Hall, L. (2018). Pathways to Recovery: development and evaluation of a cognitive–behavioural therapy in-patient treatment programme for adults with anorexia nervosa. BJPsych Bulletin, 42(3), 95–101. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjb.2017.30