Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria of the ANTOP study

Inclusion criteria

• AN and subsyndromal AN (lacking one diagnostic criterion according to DSM IV such as amenorrhea or weight phobia)

• Female

• Age 18 years or older

• 15.0 < BMI < 18.5 kg/m2

• written informed consent of the patient


Exclusion criteria

• Current substance abuse

• Current medication with neuroleptics

• Current suicidal ideation

• Psychotic disorder

• Bipolar disorder

• Serious unstable medical problems/complications

• Ongoing psychotherapy

• Pregnancy

• Clinically relevant cardiac arrhythmia

• Primary somatic disease


Wild et al. Trials 2009 10:23   doi:10.1186/1745-6215-10-23

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