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Table 2 Distribution of included disorder established treatment studies

From: Mapping the evidence for the prevention and treatment of eating disorders in young people

  Intervention Trial AN BN BED EDNOS Review
Psychological Cognitive & behavioural therapies 27 3 22 2 5  
  Psychoeducation 10 6 6    
  Family based therapy (FBT) 15 12 5   2 5
  Supportive therapy 3 1 3    
  Psychodynamic/Psychoanalysis 5 1 3    1
  Motivational interview/enhancement 4 2 3 1 3  
  Exposure therapy 2   2    
  Interpersonal therapy 2   2    
  Dialectical behavioural therapy 1   1    
  Eye movement desens. & reprocessing 1 1 1   1  
  Psychological - other 27 14 18 2 6  
  Psychological - general       4
Biological SSRI 15 4 9 1 1  
  TCA 10 3 8    
  SNRI 1     1  
  MAOI 1   1    
  Appetite moderator 6 1 5 1   
  Anticonvulsant 1   1    
  Typical antipsychotic 1 1     2
  Atypical antipsychotic 6 6    1 3
  Lithium 2 1 1    
  Antidepressant - other (trazodone) 1   1    
  Opioid antagonist (naltrexone) 1   1    
  Neutraceutical (inositol) 1   1 1   
  Transcranial magnetic stimulation 1   1    
  Re-feeding 2 2     
  Biological - other 4 3 1    
  Biological - general       4
Service Service/Delivery improvement 6 3 4   1  
  1. Legend: AN=anorexia nervosa, BN=bulimia nervosa, BED=binge eating disorder, EDNOS=eating disorder not otherwise specified, SSRI=selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, TCA=tricyclic antidepressant, SNRI=serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, MAOI=monoamine oxidase inhibitor.