About Eating disorder treatment
Various eating disorders are associated with underlying psychological causes. The common eating disorders are as follows-
- Anorexia bulimia
We, at Manas, provide treatment for all kinds of eating disorders. We have a competent team of Consultant Psychiatrists, dieticians, and ward doctors, specialist therapists (psychologists, family therapists, cognitive-behavioral therapists, and occupational therapists). We also have an eating disorder nursing team appointed specifically for the purpose. We handle people as young as 12-year-olds to get out of eating disorders. Of course, we handle adults with the same elan. We also offer Counselling for Eating Disorders in Punjab.
Eating disorder treatment approach At Manas Hospital
Eating Disorders therapy in Ludhiana is readily offered at Manas Hospitals. Although recovery from an eating disorder takes a lot of time, it is possible. The support of the patients’ family and friends is crucially important in the treatment of the person. At our hospital, we treat our patients through outpatient, inpatient or day-patient facilities.
What happens in eating disorder treatment?
Each patient is assigned an eating disorder team which will help you in recovering and enjoying psychological and emotional support. We extend our support in the form of individual counseling, group therapy sessions, psychotherapy, dietary guidance individual key worker nursing sessions, and family therapy.
Activities included in the eating disorder treatment program
- Relapse prevention
- Art, drama and music therapy
- Psychotherapy Groups
- Creative expression and writing
- Body image
- Community meeting
- Excursion activity
- Meal cookery
- General exercise when appropriate
Family involvement: We try to include family members of the patients so that they can return to the family atmosphere with ease. The involvement of close family members can be profoundly influential for the patient. Evidence shows that the inclusion of emotionally close relatives of the patient in such programs greatly affects the patients’ recovery.
FAQ about Eating disorder
Eating disorders also shows up as excessive obsession with food and high dissatisfaction with one’s body shape or weight.
The patient might engage in extreme eating habits and unhealthy measures for weight control through
- Excessive exercise
- Fasting or binge-eating
- Self-induced vomiting
- Laxative, diuretic, or diet pill abuse.
Anorexia nervosa and bulimia: See the difference
Both anorexia nervosa and bulimia patients are obsessed with thinness and follow an abnormal eating behaviour for getting thin. There is a difference between the two conditions anorexia nervosa encourages self-starvation while patients with bulimia nervosa are usually of normal weight or above.
Bulimia patients show a cyclic pattern of dieting, binge-eating and purging behavior to prevent gaining weight. Purging behavior shows up in the form of vomiting, diuretic or laxative abuse. Eating Disorders Treatment in Ludhiana is readily available to treat such conditions.