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Codependency and the eating-disorder client.

Authors
  • Riley, E A
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Nursing clinics of North America
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1991
Volume
26
Issue
3
Pages
765–775
Identifiers
PMID: 1891409
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The treatment of eating-disordered individuals with codependency is difficult. This article reviews the causes of eating disorders and codependency and cites similarities between these disorders. The recovery process and treatment needs of this population are explored. Psychotherapy, which is the treatment of choice, is reviewed in detail.

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