Jan-Vegard Nilsen

Jan-Vegard Nilsen
Oslo University Hospital · Division of Mental Health and Addiction

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Few studies include siblings’ experiences with anorexia nervosa (AN). Aims: Describe patients’ and siblings’ retrospective views on how AN influenced their life in the acute phase of illness and at 4.5-years follow-up. Method: 34 former patients and 13 siblings that had participated in family-based inpatient treatment for AN completed questionnaire...
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Background Family-based outpatient treatment is usually recommended as the treatment of choice when a child develops anorexia nervosa. However, some young persons will inevitably require higher levels of care. Qualitative research on family perspectives may help inform strategies to adapt family-based practices into intensified treatment settings....
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Background: Recommended treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa (AN) is usually family-based and an overarching treatment aim is to empower the parents to manage the difficult meals and aid their child toward recovery. While family-based treatment prioritize collaborating with the parents, understanding the young persons' views on recovery is al...
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Background: For some young persons diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, treatment will inevitably involve phases where hospitalization is required. Inspired by the encouraging evidence-base for outpatient family-based treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa, clinicians and program developers have started to incorporate outpatient family-based treatm...
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This study investigated former patients’ experiences with family-based inpatient treatment. Interviews of thirty-seven patients diagnosed with anorexia nervosa during the admissions were conducted to examine their post-treatment perspectives. The accounts were analyzed by utilizing an inductive thematic analytic approach. The analysis yielded 4 mai...
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Background: Outpatient family-based treatment (FBT) is the best-documented treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa (AN), but research is scarce on FBT adapted to inpatient settings. Aim: The naturalistic outcome of inpatient FBT for adolescent AN was investigated. Methods: Thirty-seven (65%) of 57 patients who received inpatient FBT at a ter...