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Sometimes people who have
anorexia find it difficult to trust the family,
friends, health professionals, and other caring people who are trying to help
them. There are many reasons for this, ranging from anxiety about losing
control and gaining weight to confused thinking because of malnutrition. And
it can be hard to trust a whole new way of eating, exercising, and taking care
If you are diagnosed with an eating disorder, it may take some time
to develop trust in the people who are trying to help. But you can do it
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerW. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
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