Edited by Secondo Fassino
In this special series BMC Psychiatry presents a collection of research articles that shed light on resistance to treatment in eating disorders. The series considers a controversial topic which concerns physicians, researchers and patients alike. The presented articles cover a wide range of fields, all aiming to promote and encourage more research on resistance to treatment in eating disorders, particularly in the areas of biological factors, therapeutic relationships, and emotional responses in individuals and their families.
This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal's standard peer-review process overseen by BMC Psychiatry Section Editor Secondo Fassino, who declares no competing interests.