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Anorexia Nervosa

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 24 October 2019
Next Review 01 January 2020

UK Statistics
Source: findatherapist.co.uk

You're
not
alone
Anorexia
is the
21st
most common issue
people talk
to therapists about
32
males
with anorexia
talk to therapists
82
females
with anorexia
talk to therapists
Causes
geneticslife eventsnegative thoughtspersonal dynamicsunknown
Symptoms
Thoughts
body imageobsessions
Behaviours
low weight
Process
Diagnosis
Adults

Body image and obsessions and low weight.
Therapies
nice.org.uk recommend

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for Anorexia

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 40 sessions
nice.org.uk recommend

Psychodynamic Therapy
for Anorexia

For personal dynamics
Focus on the past or present
Adults 40 sessions