What helps children with anorexia nervosa gain weight? How can you tell whose child will do well and whose may not? Can you tell?
At Kartini Clinic we have always felt that three factors determine outcome in children with anorexia nervosa:
- severity of illness
- parental unity with treatment team
- parental ability to enforce the meal plan/re-nutrition.
And of those three, we think we have noticed over the years that #2 and #3 can trump severity of illness. In other words, even…