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Treatment

1. Individual, group, or family


psychotherapy
a. Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy
is considered the
treatment of choice
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2. Medical care and
monitoring
3. Nutritional counseling
NEDA Toolkit for Educators
a. A nutritional
counselor will help Eatingdisorder.org
form an eating plan Nationaleatingdisorder.org
that will allow the
patient to maintain Mirror-mirror.org
a healthy weight Eatingdisorderhope.org
Feeding & Eating
4. Medications Sciencenewsforstudents.org Disorders
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Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa
A serious, potentially life-threatening A serious eating disorder marked by
eating disorder characterized by self- binging followed by methods to avoid
starvation and excessive weight loss. gaining weight.

Causes
Causes
o Perfectionist mindset o Bullying
o Stress o Weighing in schools
o Media
o Requirement for sports
o DNA
o Trauma
Prevalence
Prevalence
o Adolescent youth
Eating & Feeding
o Athletes o Latino and African American
Disorders
o Pregnant women o Male Athletes

1. Pica Statistics o Addictive disorders

2. Rumination Disorder o 1-4.2% of women have Statistics


suffered from anorexia
3. Avoidant/Restrictive o 30-70% of those with bulimia
rd
food intake Disorder o Anorexia is the 3 most
common chronic illness also have an addictive disorder
4. Anorexia Nervosa
among adolescents o Only 1 in 10 people with
5. Bulimia Nervosa
o Only 60% of women with bulimia receive treatment
6. Binge-Eating Disorder Anorexia make a full
recovery