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Title: Narcissism in the eating disorders : impact on treatment engagement and drop-out
Author: Campbell, M. A.
Awarding Body: University of London
Current Institution: University College London (University of London)
Date of Award: 2007
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This paper reviews research examining the psychosocial factors that influence adherence to the psychological treatment of the eating disorders. Drop-out in the eating disorders was found to range between 15 and 73 percent, with an average drop-out of 37 percent Specific factors (relating to the patient, therapy, therapist. patient-therapist relationship, social, geographical and physical features) are examined and discussed in turn. Little consistency was found with regards to the definition of drop-out employed by researchers or the factors found to have an impact of drop-out The potential clinical implications of the findings are discussed. and suggestions are made for future directions in research.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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