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Adjunctive Therapies in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa

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dc.contributor.author Williams, Kristine
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-03T15:23:13Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-03T15:23:13Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation K. Williams, "Adjunctive Therapies in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa", ND dissertation, College of Naturopathic Medicine, Univ. of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, 2015. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/1434
dc.description This thesis is being archived as a Digitized Shelf Copy for campus access to current students and staff only. We currently cannot provide this open access without the author's permission. If you are the author of this work and desire to provide it open access or wish access removed, please contact the Wahlstrom Library to discuss permission. en_US
dc.description.abstract Objective: The purpose of this paper is to highlight the possible naturopathic adjunctive modalities being used to treat anorexia nervosa. This study looks at the research being done to understand anorexia nervosa, the pathomechanism and treatment modalities available. Basic procedures: The database used for searching was OneSearch on the University of Bridgeport’s library website available to faculty and students. Papers were chosen that focused on treatment of anorexia nervosa. Papers were given preference in the past 20 years but there were some that were used prior to that because they added value to the paper. Main findings: Anorexia nervosa is a disease that is not well understood in terms of pathomechanism and therefore is difficult to treat. There has been conflicting evidence for treatment modalities as well as insufficient research of treatments. Principle conclusions: Anorexia nervosa is a disease which should not be taken lightly. It is important to refer to a practitioner with adequate clinical experience treating those with anorexia nervosa. There is evidence for naturopathic modalities to be useful in treatment and clinic settings as adjunctive treatment but more research needs to be done. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Naturopathy en_US
dc.subject Anorexia nervosa en_US
dc.subject Zinc en_US
dc.subject Acupuncture en_US
dc.subject Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) en_US
dc.subject Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) en_US
dc.subject Homeopathy en_US
dc.subject Treatment en_US
dc.subject Probiotics en_US
dc.title Adjunctive Therapies in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.institute.department College of Naturopathic Medicine en_US
dc.institute.name University of Bridgeport en_US


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