Integrated Complex Treatment for Extreme Anorexia Nervosa; An Interdisciplinary Treatment Concept of the University Hospital Zurich

Milos, Gabriella; Stäubli Wolffers, Marianne; Robetin, Lara; Sprenger, Melanie; Monteverde, Settimio; Schaer, Dominik (2019). Integrated Complex Treatment for Extreme Anorexia Nervosa; An Interdisciplinary Treatment Concept of the University Hospital Zurich Praxis, 108(14), pp. 923-930. Hogrefe 10.1024/1661-8157/a003356

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The serious physical mental and psychosocial morbidity due to anorexia nervosa is often perceived by sufferers as less serious than from their environment. Doctors and other healthcare professionals are therefore confronted with the difficulty that urgent medical treatment is considered as unnecessary or even threatening by those affected. Although patients with anorexia nervosa usually wish to improve their condition, they are usually only able to tolerate treatment aimed at normalizing eating behavior and gaining weight in response to high external pressure. In view of this situation, an interdisciplinary team with experience in these treatments is required to treat these patients. Close cooperation is necessary to ensure a supporting treatment framework. Keywords: Anorexia nervosa, extreme anorexia nervosa, complex treatment, interdisciplinarity, ability to judg

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

Health Professions
Health Professions > G Teaching

Name:

Milos, Gabriella;
Stäubli Wolffers, Marianne;
Robetin, Lara;
Sprenger, Melanie;
Monteverde, Settimio0000-0002-7041-2663 and
Schaer, Dominik

Subjects:

R Medicine > R Medicine (General)

ISSN:

1661-8157

Publisher:

Hogrefe

Language:

German

Submitter:

Settimio Monteverde

Date Deposited:

28 Jul 2020 13:35

Last Modified:

18 Dec 2020 13:30

Publisher DOI:

10.1024/1661-8157/a003356

ARBOR DOI:

10.24451/arbor.12145

URI:

https://arbor.bfh.ch/id/eprint/12145

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