Anorexic teen

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This potentially deadly disorder — anorexia nervosa — is the disorder that ultimately led to the premature death of pop singer Karen Carpenter in the early s. This brief guide is designed to help you know the signs to watch for and the steps to take if you believe your teen is battling anorexia nervosa. Individuals with anorexia nervosa often have other co-occurring psychiatric disorders as well. The most common disorders are:.

For Parents: Eating Disorders in Teens

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The Secret To Getting Your Anorexic Teen To Eat

Over the past few years, I have had an influx of young children with Anorexia Nervosa AN come to me for treatment. When I tell friends and acquaintances about my work, they are shocked and horrified to learn that many of my AN patients are between years old. I am not sad about this at all — in fact, a very young child presenting for AN treatment represents an ideal scenario. Let me explain. First, there are no good data to support the popular notion that the prevalence of AN has increased over the past few decades.
There is no clear prescription for the amount and type of food. There is a lot of information out there, but it is up to the parents of the anorexic to figure out within that information what to do and how to do it. Then we discovered that there was not a local therapist who was trained and experienced with FBT. We were struck with the realization that as her parents, unless we found a residential treatment center or she was hospitalized, that we were completely responsible for getting her to eat.