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Effectiveness of Cognitive Remediation Therapy in Improving Treatment Retention in People With Anorexia Nervosa

This study will evaluate the effectiveness of adding cognitive remediation therapy to cognitive behavioral therapy for treating people with anorexia nervosa.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: Cognitive remediation therapy (CRT)
  • Behavioral: Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)


Phase 1


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Meets diagnostic criteria for AN

   - Medically stable for outpatient treatment. More information on this can be found in
   the protocol.

   - English literacy

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Current psychotic illness

   - History of significant brain injury

   - Current dependence on drugs or alcohol

   - Physical conditions (e.g., diabetes mellitus, pregnancy) known to influence eating or

   - Previously received CBT or CRT for AN (using the same treatment models as in the

   - Ideal body weight of less than 75%

   - Taking psychotropic medications (antidepressants and antipsychotics) unless on a
   stable dose for 2 months prior to study entry

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305