Anorexia nervosa: treatment expectations - a qualitative study
Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 08/01/2012
Paulson–Karlsson G et al. – Patients' expectations concerning distorted thoughts, eating behaviors, a normal, healthy life, and meeting with a professional with knowledge and experience of eating disorders should be discussed before treatment starts. In the process of the therapeutic relationship, it is essential to continually address patients' motivations, in order to understand their personal motives behind what drives their expectations and their desire to recover.