F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum

Welcome to F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum. This is a free service provided for parents of those suffering from eating disorders. It is moderated by kind, experienced, parent caregivers trained to guide you in how to use the forum and how to find resources to help you support your family member. This forum is for parents of patients with all eating disorder diagnoses, all ages, around the world.

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Enn
At the beginning of parents taking charge of treating the ED, we discuss many ways in which we can support our loved ones.  We are all aware that we also have our own needs when it comes to our roles as carers. 

I found this nice article and hope others find it interesting as well.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4718944/#!po=1.00000
When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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Foodsupport_AUS
Thank you for sharing Enn. It is good that at least some ED researchers are looking at the needs of families and carers when ED arrives. Hopefully the work will be expanded. 
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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