What is cognitive behavioral therapy for eating disorders?

How well does cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for eating disorders work?

CBT can be helpful for eating disorders because it can help you change the way you think about your body and about food. It can also help you learn healthier behavior related to food and eating.

What are the risks of cognitive behavioral therapy?

There are no known risks associated with cognitive behavioral therapy.

Why is cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for eating disorders done?

CBT is used to treat the mental and emotional elements of an eating disorder. This type of therapy is done to change how you think and feel about food, eating, and body image. It's also done to support healthy eating habits and prevent relapse.

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