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How to Treat an Eating Disorder

TREATMENT TEAM: How Many People Does it Take to Treat a Person with an Eating Disorder? 30 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders receive treatment. Number of individuals suffering from an eating disorder in the United States. MILLION Recovery cannot be done alone. It requires a multidisciplinary team. NURSE DIETITIAN This is the first person patients meet as they start treatment, which includes a thorough exam and medical history. A nurse will provide ongoing support and monitoring of the patient's health and progression. Registered dietitians provide meal plans, supplements, education, support, and nurturing guidance as patients let go of their eating disorder behaviors and distorted thoughts regarding food and weight. PSYCHIATRIST THERAPIST Psychiatrists oversee the medication management needs of the patients and work closely with a team of therapists to provide the support and counseling a patient needs. Qualified, experienced therapists, each with different sub-specialties in each of the common co-occurring areas, work with patients to develop their individualized treatment plan and work on their path to healthier lives. FAMILY Patients have the best chance at recovery if their family/support system is involved in the treatment process. TREATMENT TIME Hours spent per week with each team member Group Therapy 6 42 hrs/day | hrs/wk 168 hrs/month Time patients spend together with therapists telling their stories, setting goals and solving problems Nurse Dietitian Psychiatrist Therapist %3D SUCCESSFUL DEDICATED TEAM TIME COMMITMENT RECOVERY BROUGHT TO YOU BY 1. Wade, T. D., Keski-Rahkonen A, & Hudson J. (2011). Epidemiology of eating disorders. In M. Tsuang and M. Tohen (Eds.), Textbook InPsychlatric Epldemiology (3rd ed.) (pp. 343-360). New York: Wiley. Casflearal Castlewood's licensed health care team is nationally recognized and has decades of combined experience in providing compassionate, professional and successful treatment. They offer individualized, supportive and comprehensive care that addresses the underlying symptoms to help people towards recovery and a bright, healthy future. Treatment Center for Eating Disorders BIRMINGHAM, AL | MONTEREY, CA | ST. LOUIS, MO Get Connected: Tubo in Hours per week

How to Treat an Eating Disorder

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Recovering from an eating disorder requires the help of a dedicated, compassionate staff. Treatment teams are made up of individuals from different specialties, all working together to help the clie...


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