Parent psychoeducation groups in the treatment of adolescents with eating disorders
Psychoedukation für Eltern in der Behandlung essgestörter Jugendlicher

Ulrich Hagenah, Timo Vloet
2005 Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie  
Parents of adolescents with eating disorders show high levels of emotional distress, which may contribute to less functional coping with the illness of their child. In our department a psychoeducational group program is been offered to the parents of 153 children and adolescents with anorexia and bulimia nervosa. According to their own reports parents are highly interested in gaining information about the eating disorder and appreciate this means of support to help them to cope with the illness
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pmid:15918542 fatcat:pdf2tfm3wfevxeigr4the3b66y