menu icon

Anorexia


therapist_profile_3352therapist_profile_508therapist_profile_4653therapist_profile_477therapist_profile_6452therapist_profile_6136therapist_profile_3006therapist_profile_385therapist_profile_432therapist_profile_1517therapist_profile_3286therapist_profile_512therapist_profile_2832therapist_profile_6918therapist_profile_6389therapist_profile_986therapist_profile_4447therapist_profile_1915therapist_profile_1834therapist_profile_5266therapist_profile_4998therapist_profile_6773therapist_profile_3703therapist_profile_6931therapist_profile_4837therapist_profile_547therapist_profile_4158therapist_profile_949therapist_profile_707therapist_profile_6293therapist_profile_6436therapist_profile_2780therapist_profile_2229therapist_profile_5104therapist_profile_5869therapist_profile_3027therapist_profile_2949therapist_profile_1789therapist_profile_5512therapist_profile_963therapist_profile_2153therapist_profile_487therapist_profile_1583therapist_profile_therapist_profile_
You're
not alone
with
anorexia
Anorexia
is the
21st
most common reason
for therapy

findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
35
males

with anorexia
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
85
females

with anorexia
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
Anorexia is a mental health condition. It is also known as anorexia nervosa.

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
0
Obsessions
about body shape or weight gain, or persistent denial of seriousness of weight loss
Feelings
1
Anxiety
intense
Behaviours
1
Weight
loss due to food restriction
psychiatry.org

Causes

0
Genes
relative with depression, anorexia, binge eating disorder or bulimia
0
Events
triggers include abuse, criticism of eating habits, body shape, weight
0
Traits
obsessiveness, perfectionism
0
Uncertain
nhs.uk

Diagnosis

Adults

Weight
loss due to food restriction
Obsessions
about body shape or weight gain, or persistent denial of seriousness of weight loss
Anxiety
intense
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance


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

For personal dynamicsFocus on the past or presentAdults 40 sessions

52 therapists
findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for anorexia

For negative thoughtsFocus on the presentAdults 40 sessions

79 therapists
findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020

writer_photo
Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 18 February 2020
Next check 01 January 2021