The treatment, called enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy or 'CBT-E', was developed with extensive long-term funding from the Wellcome Trust at the University of Oxford's Centre for Research on Eating Disorders, part of the Department of Psychiatry. CBT-E is the first treatment for eating disorders to show positive results for patients of all ages and diagnoses.
New treatment for growing problem of eating disorders recommended for NHS
- 11 December 2015
All patients suffering from eating disorders - wherever they live and whatever their age or specific diagnosis - should be given prompt access through the NHS to a new treatment developed by Oxford University researchers, according to a new recommendation by the Chief Medical Officer that aims to tackle the growing problem of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia.