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Mentioned in this Episode
TREATMENTS & TREATMENT PROGRAMS
A type of therapy which involves all family members in treatment of the individual with the disorder. Currently considered the gold standard approach for addressing anorexia nervosa. Views food as medicine, and places responsibility for all meal decisions, shopping, and preparation with caretaker in early phases of this modality.
ADOLESCENT MEDICINE EATING DISORDER SPECIALIST
Dr. Jennifer Northridge
TREATMENT FACILITIES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Princeton Center for Eating Disorders at Penn Medicine
Hidden River, Chester NJ
LEVELS OF CARE
Inpatient: patient acutely ill, and requires medical stabilization.
Residential: highly structured live-in environment for medically stable patients; offers 24X7 support.
Partial Hospitalization (PHP): a step-down treatment-based day program; offers recovery-based therapies and support along with opportunities to practice recovery outside of program.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP): flexible treatment program; assumes patient is able to participate in school, work, and so on. Treatment team (therapist, nutritionist) providing regular support.