EATING DISORDER PATIENTS EVOLUTION THREE YEARS AFTER INTAKE IN DAY HOSPITAL
- Escandon Nagel, Neli - Dada, Gloria - Grau, Antoni - Soriano, Jose - Feixas, Guillem
- Datos de publicación:
- REVISTA ARGENTINA DE CLINICA PSICOLOGICA,Vol.26,59-69,2017
- Eating disorders - day hospital program - relapse - follow-up assessment
- Migración Web of Science 
- Course of eating disorders (ED) in patients treated in Day Hospital is analyzed by evaluating 24 women at baseline and approximately 3 years after initial assessment, in several variables: personality factors, motivation, psychological symptoms, severity, self-esteem, self-construction, construction of parental figures and polarization. Clinical variables of the history of the disorder are also included. 70.8% of the patients completed treatment and, 3 years after intake, 47.06% relapsed. The following factors seem to be associated with negative course: severity of ED, high scores on relapse (Transtheoretical Model of Change) and opening to experience, long period between onset of symptoms and first treatment, self-perception of fatness body image? low self-esteem prior to ED, and negative perception of their mother.