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Anorexia Nervosa


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You're
not alone
with
anorexia
Anorexia
is the
21st
most common reason
for therapy

findatherapist.co.uk
20/01/2020
35
males

with anorexia
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
20/01/2020
85
females

with anorexia
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
20/01/2020

Causes

Genes
Events
abuse, criticism of eating habits, body shape or weight
Negativity
Personality
Uncertain
nhs.uk

Symptoms

Thoughts
Obsessions
about body shape or weight gain, or persistent denial of seriousness of weight loss
Feelings
Anxiety
intense
Behaviours
Weight
loss due to food restriction
psychiatry.org

Diagnosis

Adults
Primary SymptomsWeight
loss due to food restriction
Obsessions
about body shape or weight gain, or persistent denial of seriousness of weight loss
Anxiety
intense


Symptoms are not due to another condition or a substance

psychiatry.org
nice.org.uk recommends
Psychodynamic Therapy
for anorexia

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

56 therapists
findatherapist.co.uk
20/01/2020
nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for anorexia

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 40 sessions

95 therapists
findatherapist.co.uk
20/01/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 20 January 2020
Next check 01 January 2021