Clinical Articles

THOUGH EATING DISORDERS ARE VERY SOMATIC CONDITIONS, they are classified as mental illnesses because of the complex distortions and rigid belief system a person with an eating disorder holds while living in the disorder. Eating disorders almost always present with a diagnosable co-morbid illness such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Addressing the eating disorder involves building a foundation for sound mental health, often with the guidance of a professional psychologist, therapist, social worker or mental health counselor. This section contains content from clinical experts in the eating disorder treatment field that cover a range of psychological topics as they pertain to eating disorder recovery.

 

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