Effectiveness of Family-Based Versus Individual Psychotherapy in Treating Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00149786


This study will compare the effectiveness of family-based therapy versus individual psychotherapy for the treatment of adolescent anorexia nervosa.

Official Title

Treatment of Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa

Stanford Investigator(s)

James Lock
James Lock

Eric Rothenberg, MD Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Pediatrics


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Meets DSM-IV criteria for anorexia nervosa

   - Lives with at least one parent who is willing to participate

   - Medically stable

   - Adequate transportation to clinic

   - Proficient at speaking, reading, and writing English

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Currently undergoing treatment or taking medication that may affect eating or weight


behavioral: Family Based Therapy

behavioral: Ego-Oriented Individual Psychotherapy

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

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