Trine Wiig Hage

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On inpatient eating disorder units, resolving under-nutrition and reestablishing normal eating behavior are key treatment aims. Consequently, the provision of support at mealtimes is a core work task for patients with severe eating disorders. The purpose of this study was to explore staff deliberations and actions, as observed during staff-patient(More)
BACKGROUND Refeeding and normalizing eating behaviour are main treatment aims for individuals admitted to inpatient eating disorder units. Consequently, mealtime activities are specific, everyday activities, serving a clear therapeutic purpose, despite numerous challenges for both staff and patients. Few studies have specifically addressed staff(More)
BACKGROUND Eating disorders are psychiatric illnesses with potentially life-threatening consequences. Inpatient treatment is typically required for the most severely ill patients, who are often emaciated or significantly malnourished. A core therapeutic objective is to normalize eating patterns and facilitate weight gain. These goals guide the efforts of(More)
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