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What is the best thing to say to comfort a individual suffering from anorexia nervosa?

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In brief: Encourage

Being supportive is the best thing.
Encourage the person to be honest with with their own feelings and honest with you. Be supportive and and encourage them to seek help.

In brief: Encourage

Being supportive is the best thing.
Encourage the person to be honest with with their own feelings and honest with you. Be supportive and and encourage them to seek help.
Dr. Jeffrey Weyeneth
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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry
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In brief: Anorexia emptiness

That the emotional emptiness that one feels cannot be fulfilled by self punishment and starvation.
In anorexia one must understand that there is imperfection in ife and existence even in their bodies. It is imperfection that makes us unique and must learn to love them self. One has to learn that sometimes people they love may not know how to express it and self punishment thru starvation is painfu.

In brief: Anorexia emptiness

That the emotional emptiness that one feels cannot be fulfilled by self punishment and starvation.
In anorexia one must understand that there is imperfection in ife and existence even in their bodies. It is imperfection that makes us unique and must learn to love them self. One has to learn that sometimes people they love may not know how to express it and self punishment thru starvation is painfu.
Dr. Leonard Lado
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