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Anorexia Nervosa

ANOREXIA NERVOSA FAIRWINDS Treatment Center TREATMENT FOR ANOREXIA NERVOSA FAIRWINDS TREATMENT CENTER The Eating Disorders Program is led by Dr. Pauline Powers, a nationally and internation- ally recognized expert in eating disorders, specializing in treating Anorexia Nervosa. LEVELS OF TREATMENT OPENED IN Fairwinds offers all levels of care including: 1989 DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT • Inpatient • Residential • Partial hospitalization programs Intensive outpatient programs MENTAL HEALTH SUBSTANCE ABUSE Individualized 24 nour Treatment Plans DEMOGRAPHICS • Adolescent and adult females • Adolescent and adult males Medical staff EATING DISORDERS Family Therapy ABOUT ANOREXIA NERVOSA 1. 200 American women suffers from anorexia 10- 15% MALES An estimated 10-15% of people with anorexia are males FEMALES 1.5 İMİ*T Americans suffers from mental illnesses ANOREXIA NERVOSA MORTALITY RATES EATING DISORDERS HAVE THE A STUDY HIGHEST by the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders reported: 10 - 15% mortality rate of any mental illness of anorexics die within ten years after contracting the disease ANOREXICS 12xS 18- 20% of anorexics will be dead The mortality rate associated with anorexia nervOsa is 12 times higher than the death rate of ALL causes of death for females 15-24 years old after 20 years, prematurely from complications related H to their eating disorder, including suicide and heart X problems 30 - 40% Fully recover COMPLICATIONS FROM AN EATING DISORDER MEDICAL BEHAVIORAL • Perfectionist CARDIOVASCULAR Reduced heart rate, Edema, IMMUNE Can't fight infection Dizziness, Bad circulation + Skipping meals and Heart attack • Eat in private → Refuses to go out to eat RESPIRATORY Respiratory failure NEUROLOGICAL Mood changes, Seizures and Anxiety "Safe" foods + Cook elaborate meals and then doesn't eat • Counts calories MUSCULAR AND SKELETAL Fractures, Arthritis and Osteopenia or Osteoporosis LIVER DISEASES Alcoholic hepatitis and Cirrhosis • Exercising when no desire to, energy or injured • Documenting what food you've eaten + Repeated weighing self FERTILITY Amenorrhea or irregular menses, Infertility, Unable to produce milk, Gestational diabetes and Low amniotic fluid DENTAL Changes in color, shape, length, + Complaining about being fat brittle weak and > Avoid activities with food translucent, Enlarged salivary glands, Bad breath and Russell's sign > Negative body image Social withdrawal GASTROINTESTINAL Nausea, Regurgitation, Ulcers, Strictures, Barrett's esophagus, Tearing of the esophagus, Delayed gastric emptying and Ruptured stomach and/or esophagus Source: NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association)

Anorexia Nervosa

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