The main eating disorders: binge eating, bulimia, anorexia, ARFID and OSFED. What defines them and how they affect a young person.
Vor ca. 10 Jahren hat Frau Prof. Dr. Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, die sich schon sehr lange mit dem Thema Magersucht beschäftigt, in einer Studie an ihrer Klinik in Aachen festgestellt, dass die Rückfallquote bei den Patienten die statt stationärer Behandlung in der Tagesklinik behandelt wurden, deutlich geringer war. Sie setzte sich das Ziel diese Zahl weiter …
Parents’ FAQs on NG tube feeding someone with anorexia nervosa. Willingly or under restraint.
Excerpt from Chapter 7: How to help your child to eat. Tips to feed our sons and daughters in spite of the eating disorder. All the tips I’ve learned from experience, from our therapists and from other parents. I use a bungee-jumping analogy to illustrate the principles. Later, I’ll offer some examples using practical scenarios.
Find out how eating disorders are diagnosed, the pitfalls you can guard against, and get tips on how to get expert care without delay.
This is Chapter 3 from my book.
A parent’s experience with a long-term vegan daughter. Tips and words of caution.
How long should you persist with a meal? Use a set time limit? Supplement calories? Use sanctions? How to end the meal such that the next one will work.
What is CBT for eating disorders, when may it work, and what to watch out for
What can you say when your child asks ‘Am I fat?’ at various stages of an eating disorder? I discuss it in this podcast.
If your school isn’t supporting your child’s needs — such as supervising meals when they have a restrictive eating disorder — here is a simple legal tool.