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What are the general eating disorder treatment methods?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Eating DO
Agree with dr. Williams.
Also group psychotherapy for support & further guidance.

In brief: Eating DO
Agree with dr. Williams.
Also group psychotherapy for support & further guidance.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Jacqueline Williams
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Prozac, (fluoxetine) therapy
Inpatient hospitalization to manage and monitor electrolyes and provide nutrients to stabilize physical symptoms; Prozac (fluoxetine) to restore neurotransmitter functioning; individual cognitive behavioral therapy; and family therapy.
When released from hospital, outpatient therapy for client and family.

In brief: Prozac, (fluoxetine) therapy
Inpatient hospitalization to manage and monitor electrolyes and provide nutrients to stabilize physical symptoms; Prozac (fluoxetine) to restore neurotransmitter functioning; individual cognitive behavioral therapy; and family therapy.
When released from hospital, outpatient therapy for client and family.
Dr. Jacqueline Williams
Dr. Jacqueline Williams
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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: 3 things are used
Counseling including groups & cbt (cognitive behavioral therapy), medication with psychiatric evaluation & follow-up & thorough medical evaluation with continuing medical care as needed.
All of these vary in intensity & length of treatment based on the severity of the eating disorder. More recently multiple web sites dedicated to information about treatment & support systems are forming a 4th arm.

In brief: 3 things are used
Counseling including groups & cbt (cognitive behavioral therapy), medication with psychiatric evaluation & follow-up & thorough medical evaluation with continuing medical care as needed.
All of these vary in intensity & length of treatment based on the severity of the eating disorder. More recently multiple web sites dedicated to information about treatment & support systems are forming a 4th arm.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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