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Feasibility of Combining Family and Cognitive Therapy to Prevent Chronic Anorexia

This study aims to investigate the feasibility of combining Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) with Family Based Treatment (FBT) for future use in a randomized clinical trial to reduce the risk of adolescents developing persistent Anorexia Nervosa. Participants will be randomly assigned to one of two groups: one group will receive FBT and CRT, and the other group will receive FBT and art therapy.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: FBT and CRT
  • Behavioral: FBT and art therapy




Inclusion Criteria:

   - Meets DSM-IV criteria for anorexia nervosa Lives with at least one English-speaking
   parent who is willing to participate Medically Stable Endorses obsessions/compulsions
   Adequate transportation to clinic Proficient at speaking, reading, and writing English

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Previous FBT or CRT for AN Medical Instability Medical condition that may affect
   eating or weight

Ages Eligible for Study

11 Years - 19 Years

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