Treatment & Recovery

Successful treatment and recovery are complex processes requiring multiple steps, different treatment options and collaborative care from a multidisciplinary team. 

Treatment Options

When considering treatment approaches for an eating disorder, it is important to understand that different people respond to different treatment approaches.
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Costs Settings

The Care Team

Eating disorders are complex and multifaceted.

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Stages of Change

The Stages of Change model is a guide to understanding the five different stages on the way to recovery, although some people may skip back and forth between these stages, especially in cases where relapse is common.

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Barriers to Care

Vital access to treatment and recovery can be hampered by a limited availability of care or lack of care in remote areas, by stigma, poor professional skills and poor understanding of the pathways to care.

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Recovery

It's different for everyone, but recovery from an eating disorder involves overcoming physical, mental and emotional barriers in order to restore normal eating habits, thoughts and behaviours.

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Relapse & Recurrence

Relapse can be a common part of the recovery process; many people with eating disorders experience a relapse or recurrence as they recover from their disorder and learn to manage their eating habits.

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