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Anorexia Nervosa Treatment with Therapy, Phobic Desensitization and Liquid Diet

After medical stabilization, the absolute first priority is to end the starvation, which is a prerequisite for treating the psychological and medical complications of the condition. Because of the patient’s characteristic intense denial and terror of calories, the reversal of starvation is almost invariably met with stiff resistance. It is critical to take a firm Read more

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Bulimia Nervosa Symptoms Diagnosis

People with this problem can’t control their eating any more than an alcoholic can control his drinking. Binge-eating episodes alternate with frantic efforts to off-load calories – paying for the binges by vomiting, using laxa­tives, fasting, or constant exercising. The dilemma arises from the contra­diction that you can’t control your calories intake, but want to Read more