Reprinted from Eating Disorders Review
January/February Volume 26, Number 1
Long-Term Treatment of Eating Disorders: Tools for a Journey
Part 1. Treating the Whole Person
By Kathryn Zerbe, MD, Portland, Oregon
Longer-term treatment of a patient with eating disorders involves a challenging course of successes and retreats. In the first of a thoughtful two-part essay, Dr. Zerbe outlines some of the challenges clinicians face, including giving themselves permission to simply be fully human with another human being, to encourage psychological pain to emerge and to speak for itself.
- Compulsory Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa
- Do Eating Disorders in Parents Predict Eating Disorders in Children?
- Gender-based Differences in Attitudes toward Eating Disorders
- Brain Research Reveals New Hope for Patients with Anorexia Nervosa
- And much more