Treatment consisted of 1 of 2 forms of CBT-E, an enhanced form of CBT used to treat adult outpatients with eating disorders
place immense strain on the body, and they can cause skeletal damage, infertility, and heart disease - generally caused by muscle deterioration.
According to Beat, the UK's leading eating disorder
charity, anorexia the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder, with research finding that a fifth of all sufferers will die prematurely from their illness.
g Research around 46% of patients fully f l A Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said: "Eating disorders
can be fatal and every death is a tragedy - that's why we are committed to supporting everyone with an eating disorder
Stereotypically, eating disorders
are seen as a 'female disease' and we work hard to discourage this misunderstanding.
For help and support with eating disorders
This compilation collects resources on eating disorders
like anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder
, and related concerns such as compulsive exercise, female athlete triad, sleep eating, the abuse of laxatives and diet pills, and body dysmorphic disorder.
About 66% said they were unable to access support at work, while more than 80% felt their colleagues and employers were not well informed about eating disorders
It is estimated that 7% to 17% of patients admitted for addiction treatment have a co-occurring eating disorder
, yet only 44% of addiction treatment programs screen all admissions for eating disorders
It has called for improvements in how GPs and other primary healthcare professionals support people with eating disorders
to ensure early intervention is effective.
In a recent study, females with eating disorders
in late adolescence were more likely to have lower levels of educational attainment and lower personal income in early adulthood.
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