Five Levels of Care for Eating Disorder Treatment

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Five Levels of Care for Eating Disorder Treatment From the American Psychiatric Association Guidelines for Treatment of Patients with Eating Disorders Outpatient: Others are able to provide emotional support and structure. Patient lives near a treatment setting Fair-good motivation Self-sufficient Can manage compulsive exercise through self-control Can greatly reduce incidents of purging in an unstructured […]

Eating Disorders: When Is it Time to Seek Help?

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By: Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS My hope is that my posts to date have emphasized at least two things about eating disorders: They’re complex mental illnesses with biological, psychological and social implications for an individual’s health and wellness; and because of this complexity, they tend to be the deadliest mental illnesses. Taken together, […]