Woman Battling Anorexia Receives Help After Plea on Social Media


Woman battling anorexia receives help after plea on social media

May 22, 2015- Dr. Tim Walsh, Psychiatry Professor at New York State Psychiatric institute at Columbia University, said that generally refeeding is effective, but for someone so ill, it would need to be done at an experienced facility. Walsh, who has not treated Farrokh, said few medical facilities have the expertise to treat a case such as hers. Medical treatment for starvation and psychological support are the two issues that need to be immediately addressed during treatment for severe anorexia nervosa.


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