Oedipus and Electra complexes
Anorexia Nervosa

Oedipus and Electra complexes role in anorexia nervosa

Patients with anorexia nervosa always have something to surprise the therapists. In different sources, various causes of anorexia nervosa have been stated. Some time ago I had a teenage patient who was suffering from anorexia nervosa. Despite numerous sessions, the patient was very resistant to eating. In a one-on-one session …

Anorexia Nervosa

Somatic Symptom Disorder after Recovery from Anorexia Nervosa

Anxiety disorders are the most common disorders associated with anorexia nervosa. Some even suggest that eating disorders be classified under the category of anxiety disorders. Among anxiety disorders, generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder are the most Recently, I had a patient who was recovering well from anorexia. The …

Is there a connection between neurofibromatosis and anorexia nervosa?
Anorexia Nervosa

Is there a connection between neurofibromatosis and anorexia nervosa

Many researches have been done to understand the etiology of eating disorders. But we still cannot point to a specific case as the single etiology of these diseases.Recently, A patient who was suffering from anorexia nervosa ,restrictive type was referred to me by one of my colleagues. The patient was …

Anorexia Nervosa

let me just taste it: a Girl who loved&hated food

Recently, I had a patient who behaved differently from other patients with food. She would put all solid and semi-solid foods in his mouth and taste them and then spit the food out of her mouth.

Anorexia Nervosa

Just give me some time

Yesterday, I had a counseling session with the family of a patient suffering from anorexia nervosa. The patient’s mother suggested that we give the patient a chance to slowly prepare for the treatment and the patient asked the family for a few weeks to prepare for the treatment; just give …

Anorexia Nervosa

?Is it recommended to take multivitamins in anorexia nervosa

Recently, I visited a patient who has been dealing with anorexia nervosa for many years. When I suggested that she stop taking the multivitamin, she became very anxious and worried. We see many compulsive behaviors in patients with anorexia nervosa. For example, dividing the food into smaller pieces, eating only …