The provision of psychological treatment within the community is becoming increasingly important as time and resources become more scarce. Nowhere is this challenge greater than when undertaking the treatment of eating disorder clients in a community mental health setting. In this paper, we outline a multi-faceted treatment approach to eating disorders within a partial hospital program that is affiliated with a community mental health hospital. Although empirical confirmation is not currently available, initial clinical impressions indicate that the program is facilitating the recovery of these difficult-to-treat individuals.
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