Anorexia: Psychological treatments

IB Psychology: Anorexia: Psychological treatments

As with drug therapies, there is not a lot of strong support for psychological approaches to the treatment of anorexia nervosa. The treatment of people living with anorexia nervosa has two distinct components. The first goal of physicians is to make sure that the patient gains enough weight in order to avoid medical complications and possibly death. The second goal is to use psychotherapy to encourage weight gain...


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