Treatment for anorexia nervosa is often difficult and can take a long time. Some patients recover considerably slower than other people are doing with much deterioration during the recovery process. Treatment can be subdivided into anorexia treatment of the immediate or long term.
Immediate concerns of many people who are diagnosed with anorexia nervosa are always low weight, the balance of nutrients and complications (such as organ failure) due to long-term hunger. All this must be told first before the long-term psychological treatment can initiate.
Some people are in danger to themselves because they refuse to eat had to be treated in the hospital until they gain enough weight to sustain their lives. You can also take a look at psychiatric conditions commonly co-occurring with anorexia to know more about anorexia symptoms.
Many of these patients will need to have an intravenous injection of a highly nutritious product to replace the loss of their nutrition.
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Long psychological treatment should be started at the hospital. A team of professionals is usually involved including counselors, psychologists, social workers, nutritionists, and doctors.
It can inhibit the willingness of the patient to treatment in the first instance, but by building a trusting and supportive relationship with the patient over time can help for the details of this barrier.
Many parents and family members do not know what they should do to help: what should they say to patients and what they should not.
Most uninformed families members still think that all people have to do are eat, and everything will be fine: but of course, this is wrong.