Eating Disorder Treatment
- Q Is there a cure for eating disorders?
It is possible to cure eating disorders with psychotherapy and weight restoration. Some people with eating disorders will only have one episode and will be cured with therapy. However, others will relapse, and still others will never be cured. Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat eating disorders?
Medications have not been shown to have an effect in treating eating disorders. If your doctor prescribes medication, it is probably for depression or anxiety, which often accompany eating disorders. Psychotherapy, weight restoration, and hospitalization... Full Answer
- Q Are there alternative treatments for eating disorders?
There are no alternative treatments specifically for eating disorders. In fact, many alternative weight loss treatments are abused by people with eating disorders. These treatments may have dangerous interactions with other types of drugs that some... Full Answer