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-Johns Hopkins University - Anorexia Nervosa Treatment, Patients Tolerate Rapid Weight Gain with Meal-Based Behavioral Support

Dec 04, 2020 - ENP Newswire

A new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers of adults hospitalized for the eating disorder anorexia nervosa has strengthened the case for promoting rapid weight gain as part of overall efforts for a comprehensive treatment plan.

The study findings, after analyzing data regarding 149 adult inpatients with anorexia nervosa in the Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program, stand in contrast to long held beliefs that patients would not tolerate a faster weight gain plan because it would be ...