Pathways into treatment for eating disorders: A quantitative examination of treatment barriers and treatment attitudes
Scott Griffiths, Susan L Rossell, Deborah Mitchison, Stuart B Murray, Jonathan M Mond
EATING DISORDERS | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2018
Most individuals with eating disorders do not receive treatment for their eating disorder. Closing this "treatment gap" requires a quantitative examination of individuals' attitudes towards accessing various types of treatment and of individuals' perceived barriers to seeking treatment. Thus, we recruited a sample of 425 individuals with either diagnosed or undiagnosed eating disorders and asked them to complete a survey assessing treatment attitudes, treatment barriers, and eating disorder symptom severity. Undiagnosed individuals reported more positive attitudes towards novel Internet- and smartphone-delivered treatments, and stronger barriers relating to eating disorders mental health lit..View full abstract
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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship
Scott Griffiths is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship [grant number: 1121538].