Journal article

Unmet need for treatment in the eating disorders: A systematic review of eating disorder specific treatment seeking among community cases

Laura M Hart, M Teresa Granillo, Anthony F Jorm, Susan J Paxton

Clinical Psychology Review | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2011

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the literature on the proportion of community cases with a diagnosable eating disorder who seek eating disorder specific treatment. METHOD: CSA PsycInfo, Medline/PubMed and Scopus databases were searched for relevant articles that were written in English, published between January 1989 and January 2010, and satisfied three selection criteria: 1) recruited a representative sample of community cases; 2) used a standardized eating disorder screening instrument; 3) reported percentage of cases with eating disorders that sought appropriate (mental health or medical) treatment specifically for their eating disorder. Reference lists were also scanned for relevant..

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