Treatment: According to Fairburn & Brownell (2002, p.342) “Treatment for anorexia sufferers involves working with the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral factors that fix the patient into the ill role”. It involves and tries to address three prime areas: Restoring the person to a healthy weight; treating the psychological disorders related to the illness; Reducing or eliminating behaviors or thoughts that originally led to the disordered eating. The most effective and successful treatment is a combination of psychotherapy, family therapy, and medication. Involving the patent in their own treatment is essential yet difficult to achieve as often the person with anorexia doesn't think they need treatment. (Smith, 2014).
The therapist needs to be aware of any hidden biases that may surface during the session. We need to be aware of not suggesting ideas like dieting plans because that is not the best method for those dealing with binge-eating disorders. I worry about offering medication to these patients because of their addictive personalities and their abilities of losing control. I would hate for this medication to be something that they cling to for assistance rather than using their own coping skills. I think that the medication may help the disorder become dormant for a certain period, but it will not help the patient recover fully.
Written in Behaviour Research and Therapy, the journal address the influence of peer groups and body image by stating, “Sociocultural risk factors have also been implicated both theoretically and empirically in the development of body image and eating disturbances. Theoretical models have included the family, media and peers as important sociocultural sources of influence in eating problem.” Suggested by researchers is the correlation between peers influencing body image. When looking at those who struggle with body image issues there is a relationship with the ones who struggle and their friends having issues. Concerning Louise it is apparent that her closest, and only, friend has a psychological issue surrounding body image or else she would not make it such a point for Louise to go on an extremely strict diet. Through the starvation of Carrie’s diet, her eating disorder can now also be classified as anorexia nervosa, which is a disorder where one is overly concerned about their weight causing them to eat an particularly restricted diet with a deathly low calorie intake.
It may be just necessary to have toiletries at hand so the client can be encouraged to use them. The client should be allowed to express sexuality and individuality by their choice of clothes, hair style, jewellery make-up etc. The client may need gentle reminders for eating and drinking in the later stages of dementia as they become more forgetful. They can also refuse to eat their food simply because they find it hard to use a knife and fork, finger foods can be introduced which would help maintain their independence. The aims of elimination are to promote continence.
Polivy, Janet, and Herman theorize that when a caretaker or guardian provides food to an offspring in response to stress or any other overwhelming emotion, it promotes disbelief and uncertainty in one’s body and further increases the chances of developing an eating disorder. In addition to the certain values and theories the authors’ in this article hold true, it also exhibits informative reasoning processes, for example, the authors’ conclude that an eating disorder can be due to many factors, and one can never completely understand the fundamental causes of eating disorders. Moreover, the use of rhetorical questions, like “What factors appear to be most necessary for the development of EDs?” (Polivy, Janet, and Herman 205), further stress the factors that influence eating disorders, and it also stimulates the audiences
Trepal, Boie, and Kress (2012) examine the relational cultural theory (RCT) with evidence-based treatment to use as a prevention or individual counseling for clients dealing with eating disorders. Growth and connections with others are a part of RCT 's principle. According to RCT, people want to have real, meaningful connections in relationships. When clients don 't show connections, RCT views the eating disorder as the disconnection. Clients use the eating disorder as a strategy for disconnection; therefore, RCT explores the eating disorder as the disconnection to help clients gain self-awareness; in additions, to using relational images to improve connections in relationships and encourage the support clients need to overcome eating
Because of this, many people have experienced eating disorders like bulimia. 1.1 to 4.2 percent of females experience bulimia at some point in their lives, according to "Nutrition Health Review" Subpoint: Anorexia is an obsession about weight and how much they eat. People limited the number of calories they consume. This disorder can cause brain damage, heart attacks, and can lead to death. SSP: The stereotypical with this disorder is that it can only happen to women.
During working hours, the workforce is more susceptible to health education programmes such as healthy eating, smoking cessation mad stress prevention. Providing primary care services on-site can add further benefit -- for example, offering blood pressure measurement, cholesterol and glucose. In addition, it is often beneficial to have an OH assessment and sometimes a specialist psychological report. Finally, it is always important to ensure the person is receiving effective psychological therapies to help them cope with their
Over time, the client may learn to better control their stress load. Those with chronic stress would also benefit greatly from a mindfulness practice. Meditation encourages the client to focus on all feelings with a nonjudgmental attitude. It allows the client to focus on their chronic pain and learn to live in harmony with it. They are able to come to terms with their pain and live more freely.
Providing safety to the client. Rationale: To ensure safety to the patient from any harm to themselves or others. 2.) Encourage and providing proper nutrition to the client. Rationale: Keeping the patient hydrated and making sure that they are eating because sometimes people tend not to eat when they are depressed.