Initial Interview Questions: These are the questions you will want to cover in the first couple of sessions, along with the questions related to the eating disorder.What the patient tells you will direct you to an area on which to focus.Welcome to Dying to Eat: The Treatment of Severe Eating Disorders.
It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
At times, when symptoms are distressing and/or out of control, you will focus mainly on the eating disorder.
At other times, you will discuss intrapsychic issues or relationship problems.
As you’re assessing type and severity, keep in mind additional concerns presented to you.
You’ll want to gain an understanding of the patient’s range of issues. In addition, physical complications, personality structure, and other kinds of impulsive behaviors complicate treatment, yet need to be addressed.
The course focuses primarily on the various medical, psychiatric, and collateral problems that complicate the recovery process along with the best psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic strategies to help these patients.