Invalidating childhood environments in anorexia and bulimia nervosa
It's not easy to do but you do have worth all on your own. And I hope every person suffering this gets relief either by the easing off of symptoms or through treatments designed to help Bpd sufferers that weren't available in the past.
Hopefully the harsh stigma from healthcare providers subside as well.
; American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013) defines them as weight control behaviors, which damage physical health and psychosocial functioning, and they are secondary to no known medical or psychiatric condition. Sexual abuse in patients with eating disorder, patients with depression, and normal controls: A comparative study. Zaccagnino, M., Civilotti, C., Cussino, M., Callerame, C., & Fernandez, I. EMDR in anorexia nervosa: From a theoretical framework to the treatment guidelines. describes a traumatic event as exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violence either through directly experiencing or witnessing the event in person, or learning that such an event (i.e., violence, or accidental serious injury or death) has happened to a closer other APA, 2013).
This chapter does the same for eating disorder variations as found in Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED), Bulimarexia, and Orthorexia, while describing the presence of eating disorders (EDs) across cultures, genders, and ages.
Chapter 2 reviews current research showing the ED and trauma connection.
My fear of abandonment issues are gone(thankfully).
There are still some issues occasionally with black/white thinking and grudge holding but I can usually recognise and control it now.