Zipfel S, Wild B, Groß G et al. (2013) Focal psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, and optimised treatment as usual in outpatients with anorexia nervosa (ANTOP study): randomised controlled trial. The Lancet E-pub ahead of print

This study assesses the efficacy and safety of two manual-based outpatient treatments for anorexia nervosa-focal psychodynamic therapy and enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy-versus optimised treatment as usual.

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