Treatment

Eating disorders are complex, and treatment may involve a team approach. Although the individual with an eating disorder may appear to be overly focused on food, body weight, and a refusal to eat, the actual issues go much deeper. It is important to work through the underlying concerns that have contributed to the person using their eating disorder as a coping strategy.

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Oranges And Grapes Are Your Friend

Fruit has been used, for an extremely long time, as the food that helps those suffering from anorexia learn to love food again. Fruits are very easy to eat, very easy to control in portion size, and are healthy. Remember back to “Tip #1”, you want to be able to find a food that is …

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Paying For ED Treatment

Eating disorder treatment is expensive. Even intensive outpatient treatment programs, with anywhere from 12-30 hours of treatment each week, normally for eight to 12 weeks, cost: about $14,000. “There is a huge need for outpatient treatment and inpatient treatment,” said Beth Lyons, a psychologist who treats women with eating disorders. “It is the most deadly …

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Paying For ED Treatment

Eating disorder treatment is expensive. Even intensive outpatient treatment programs, with anywhere from 12-30 hours of treatment each week, normally for eight to 12 weeks, cost: about $14,000. “There is a huge need for outpatient treatment and inpatient treatment,” said Beth Lyons, a psychologist who treats women with eating disorders. “It is the most deadly …

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Paying For Ed Treatment, Pt 2

Continuing on with yesterday’s theme of getting help to pay for eating disorder treatment, I am still researching and have a few more resources: Milestones in Recovery Treatment Center As many individuals seeking treatment at Milestones may have limited coverage for residential treatment, or in some instances no coverage at all, reduced fees are offered …

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People With Eating Disorders Lack Access To Care

If you or someone you know has ever struggled with an eating disorder, you probably already understand it. Finding professional treatment for eating disorders is very expensive and very difficult to find. The statistics are terrifying, especially considering that anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. • Only 1 in 10 people …

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Positive Attitude Is Key To Successful Weight Loss For Men

LOSING those extra weight is an activity that every individual in this planet especially those who are obese or having eating problems should practice. The benefits of losing weight is countless such as lower risk of heart attacks and diabetes, reduced stress on the bones and joints, energized at all times and improved concentration. Sadly, …

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Psychotherapy For Eating Disorders

Have you ever wondered if psychotherapy might be a potential treatment for you? Consider Joanna Poppink’s approach. A therapist in LA who specializes in treating eating disorders, her description of psychotherapy for eating disorder may help you decide it would be a worthwhile option for you. We begin with a cognitive behavioral approach that leads …

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Seeing A Specialist For Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorders are complex conditions and require the help of a specialist. The best treatment for eating disorders is one where three specialists are involved. These specialists are psychotherapist, nutritionists and physicians. An eating disorder specialist is usually a mental health specialist who specializes in adolescent medicine. Eating disorder specialists need to take a unique …

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Seeking Help; YOU Deserve It!!

I’d like to simply encourage everyone who is reading this post to think carefully about what THEY need in terms of therapy/treatment. If you are suffering from an eating disorder, please get help. Please tell someone else in your life who you know you can trust to stand by you, and most of all, PLEASE …

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“Self-Feeding” – A Therapeutic Treatment For Eating Disorder

Self-feeding is a method that help be indifferent to controlling food or weight, or of decreasing binges and thus self-feeding restores biological hunger and appetite signals and reduce anxiety and feelings of guilt about food. With this method, patients are trained or made to perform feeding in a mechanical way, aiming at just taking all …

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