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Anorexia Nervosa



You're
not
alone
with
anorexia
Anorexia
is the
21st
most common reason
for therapy
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
14/11/2019
32
males

with anorexia
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
14/11/2019
82
females

with anorexia
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
14/11/2019

Causes

Source: nhs.uk
Genetics
Life events
Negative thoughts
Personal dynamics
Unknown

Symptoms

Source: psychiatry.orgTick the symptom you experience the most

Thoughts
Obsessions
Feelings
Anxiety
Behaviours
Low weight

Diagnosis

Source: psychiatry.org
Adults

Obsessions and low weight.

Therapies

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for Anorexia

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 40 sessions
nice.org.uk recommended therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
for Anorexia

For personal dynamics
Focus on the past or present
Adults 40 sessions
nice.org.uk recommended therapy

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 14 November 2019
Next Review 01 January 2020