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Specialized treatment program for adults with eating disorders.
Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are serious, complex illnesses that can arise from a combination of factors, and are often triggered by life stresses.
With early diagnosis and proper treatment, people with eating disorders have an excellent opportunity for complete recovery. The most effective and long-lasting treatment of an eating disorder is psychotherapy coupled with careful attention to medical and nutritional needs.
The team of compassionate experts at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital can help adults suffering from eating disorders develop healthier relationships with food and their bodies. The program is designed to treat the complex and long-term issues associated with eating disorders. Utilizing treatments based on evidence, we help patients gain freedom from obsessive thoughts and improve coping skills.
Treatment goals include:
A team of specialists in psychiatry, internal medicine, psychology, nursing and nutrition offer the compassionate support, skills and tools that patients need to recover. With a high staff-to-patient ratio, these professionals work directly with each patient to personalize treatment based on the individual's specific needs.
All program participants receive medical examinations and necessary lab work, group therapy, nutrition assessment and counseling, supervised meals daily, body-image counseling, individual therapy, family therapy and psychiatric assessment and treatment as needed.
The program offers two levels of care: