Embodying the body in anorexia nervosa--a physiotherapeutic approach.

  title={Embodying the body in anorexia nervosa--a physiotherapeutic approach.},
  author={Liv-Jorunn Kolnes},
  journal={Journal of bodywork and movement therapies},
  volume={16 3},
Body dissatisfaction and disturbances in bodily sensations are prevailing qualities among patients with anorexia nervosa (AN). However, therapies addressing the body are typically marginalized within treatment programs for anorexia nervosa. The purpose of this article is to 1) describe common bodily symptoms and experiences of anorexia nervosa patients and discuss the accompanying physical and emotional impact, and 2) present physiotherapeutic approaches to help patients with anorexia nervosa… CONTINUE READING
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