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What do you think about mild cases of anorexia nervosa

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Get help.: If it's big enough to warrant being called "a case of anorexia nervosa", then it is a chronic, high-risk condition that requires expert mental health ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Unknown: The exact cause of anorexia nervosa is unknown. As with many diseases, it's probably a combination of biological, psychological and environmental fact ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Treatment: An eating disordet specialist is ideal. I recommend a combination of medication, dietician, primary care physician and psychologist for counseling. A ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Seek medical ;: Psychiatric eval to know. Do you focus on your weight ; your body? Do you have normal or low weight but think you are fat? Do you skip meals? Weigh yo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Unhealthy: I think many think it is a great way to loose weight without effort. Instead they risk rotten teeth and ulcer from vomiting, death from electrolyte i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Briefly see below: Depends on theoretical orientation, but briefly... We learn how friendly or unfriendly our environment is early in life. We learn how to cope with the ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
That it is fatal: First and foremost people need to understand that this is a fatal disease unless treated aggresively. It is not something that can be treated at home ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Complex Reasons: Glad u r asking this question! pls learn about eds & seek expert help. Check "get help" pg of website of natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disor ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Functioning: Severity is often a function of subjective distress (how much it is distressing or bothersome), how many situations or circumstances it impacts, and h ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Seek medical help: This is not something that you can beat on your own. Get help from a medical professional with expertise in treating eating disorders.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Many theorists say: Extremely bad unresolved experiences in childhood are often cited as causes for this severe and maladaptive personality disorder. There is often a his ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Witt
21 years experience Psychiatry
Encourage evaluation: Hypochondriasis and somatoform disorder are NOT same disorders.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Style, not symptom: Personality doesn't really have symptoms - the style of relationships and common behaviors include alternating from intense like to dislike so relatio ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
See a psychiatrist: Psychiatrists are the physicians who specialize in helping people with mental disorders. You could consult one for an evaluation, and s/he would prov ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meredith Moroff
19 years experience Psychiatry
See your doc: I'm not sure what is making you concerned about your having a mental disorder, but I would say this: 1- if you are having distressing thoughts and fe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
I need more info: Are you distracted by what anyone says or just specific people. Does it vary when they are critical of you or supportive? I am not sure what psycholog ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Starr Rexdale
41 years experience Psychiatry
Fear of abandonment: Fears of being abandoned are the core issue. Other symptoms and characteristics are instability of mood, including episodes of rage, instability of in ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please see your: Primary care physician. Be completely honest. S/he will assess to see if you need to referral to an addiction medicine specialist, an eating disorder ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
They are serious: Disorders which impact a person medically, emotionally ; spiritually. They can be life threatening ; warrant medical treatment.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get an evaluation: Call a psychologist or other mental health professional and have an evaluation. They can help you determine whether you have a body dysmorphic disorde ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience Psychiatry
Victims of depressio: Fewer than one-third of people suffering from serious depression or an anxiety disorder receive proper medical treatment, . So unfortunately they dont ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
Obsession: Obsessive compulsive.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar disorder: Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by mood alteration with ups and downs, alternating along time. There are different types of ... Read More

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