Trauma and Eating Disorders

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Clinical Presentations
Eating Disorders as Communication Eating Disorders as Means of Gaining Control Eating Disorders as Trauma Reenactment Eating Disorders as Substitute for Intimacy Features of Binge Eating, Bulimia, and Anorexia Dissociation…
Treatment Issues
Topics Finding the Functions of the Eating Disorder Establishing Safety Increasing Trust Developing Mindfulness Stabilization Strategies Replacing the Eating Disorder Habit

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