Harnessing the courage to seek out care for an eating disorder is far from easy. Patients that are turned away or dismissed upon seeking such care can feel tremendously demoralized and hopeless. Such an experience can often extinguish any potential of them seeking care in the future.
This article provides an insightful narrative about one individual’s journey in seeking care for her eating disorder and the eye-opening pitfalls she encountered. It provides an important reminder that as health care providers we must treat the individual and not just the symptoms.
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