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Title: Illness Perceptions in Anorexia Nervosa: A Qualitive Investigation.
Author: Higbed, Laurie
ISNI:       0000 0001 3556 0399
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2008
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Background: Anorexia nervosa is (AN) an eating disorder characterised by the egosyntonic nature of symptoms, denial of illness and d ambivalence about treatment engagement. Thus, AN is a complex and serious psychiatric disorder that is associated with substantial chronicity, mortality and poor treatment outcomes. It Is poorly understood and the evidence-base for effective treatment remains sparse. This study explored illness perceptions in AN using a qualitative design, which was not restricted by a physical illness model.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.492752  DOI: Not available
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