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Archives of Clinical Psychiatry (São Paulo)

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SALZANO, Fábio Tapia  and  CORDAS, Táki Athanássios. Day hospital care for eating disorders: review of the literature and preliminary findings at AMBULIM, Institute of psychiatry, University of São Paulo. Rev. psiquiatr. clín. [online]. 2003, vol.30, n.3, pp.86-94. ISSN 1806-938X.

The authors revised the literature about treatment in day-hospital (DH) of psychiatric disorders in general and more specifically about eating disorders, pointing out historical aspects, indications and contra-indications of DH treatment, clinical efficacy and financial advantages. They also described DH programs around the world, including the DH of AMBULIM-IPqHCFMUSP (São Paulo, SP, Brasil).

Keywords : Psychiatric disorder; Eating disorder; Treatment; Partial hospitalization; Day hospital.

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