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Table 2 Acceptability and adherence ratings

From: Temperament-based treatment for young adults with eating disorders: acceptability and initial efficacy of an intensive, multi-family, parent-involved treatment

Client Satisfaction Questionnaire (CSQ-8)
Post Treatment
Mean (SD) (1–4 Likert scale)
n = 20
n = 22
1. How would you rate the quality of the service you have received? 4.00 (0.0) 3.95 (.21)
2. Did you get the kind of services you wanted? 3.90 (0.31) 3.86 (.35)
3. To what extent has our program met your needs? 3.70 (0.57) 3.72 (.46)
4. If a friend were in need of similar help, would you recommend our program to him or her? 3.95 (0.22) 3.95 (.21)
5. How satisfied are you with the amount of help you have received? 3.75 (0.44) 3.59 (.91)
6. Have the services you received helped you to deal more effectively with your problems? 3.60 (0.60) 3.77 (.43)
7. In an overall, general sense, how satisfied are you with the service you have received? 3.90 (0.31) 3.91 (.29)
8. If you were to seek help again, would you come back to our program? 3.75 (0.55) 3.82 (.40)
9. CSQ TOTAL 30.55 (2.01) 30.59 (1.71)
  (95.46/100) (95.59/100)
Treatment Acceptability Ratings
Mean (1–5 Likert scale)
n = 24
n = 27
The neurobiology exercises improved my understanding of my/my loved one’s eating disorder 4.71(0.55) 4.67 (.56)
I feel better equipped with more and better tools to use throughout my recovery/to help my loved one in their recovery 4.43 (0.66) 4.63 (.49)
I am more confident about my ability to recover/my loved one’s ability to recover 4.46 (0.59) 4.48 (.75)
I feel that my parent(s) role in my recovery/my role in my loved one’s recovery has been clarified 4.21 (0.75) 4.48 (.70)
I plan to continue to allow my parents to be involved in my recovery/to be involved in my loved one’s recovery 4.38 (0.65) 4.93 (.27)
Working on developing a contract will help me be more effective in my recovery/in supporting my loved one’s recovery 4.29 (0.75) 4.94 (.79)
I learned skills from other patients and supports that I can now apply to my recovery/my loved one’s recovery 4.50 (0.66) 4.53 (.58)
Treatment Adherence Ratings
12-Month Follow-up
% Endorsed Frequently, Almost Always, Always
n = 20
Since the program, how often did you:  
Follow the contract created? 50%
Follow the prescribed meal plan? 55%
Work with or involve your family in treatment? 75%
Think about or use what you learned about the neurobiology of eating disorders to help you manage your disorder? 75%
  1. Client Satisfaction Questionnaire: CSQ acceptability ratings based on a 4-point Likert scale with higher ratings indicating greater satisfaction.
  2. CSQ Total raw score was transformed to obtain a distribution out of 100 for ease of interpretation.
  3. Treatment acceptability: Ratings based on a 5-point Likert scale with higher ratings indicating greater acceptability.
  4. Treatment adherence: Rating based on a 5-point scale assessing frequency including Never, Seldom, Frequently, Almost Always, Always
  5. Twelve-month follow-up data were not collected on supports.