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Community Eating Disorders Service

What is an Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders are complex psychological problems that can cause intense distress, considerable physical risk and impairment in people’s social, occupational and other areas of functioning. The main types of eating disorders are Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Atypical Eating Disorders or sometimes referred to as EDNOS (i.e. Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified). Atypical eating disorders include Binge Eating Disorder , Atypical Anorexia Nervosa and Atypical Bulimia Nervosa.

Who is the service for?

We offer a service for adults with a Hertfordshire GP, who have moderate to severe eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and atypical eating disorders including binge eating disorder.

Who works in the community eating disorders service?

We are a multidisciplinary team which consists of staff with a variety of professional training backgrounds such as psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, nurse specialists, dieticians, an assistant psychologist, support workers and administrative staff.

What does the service provide?

We offer assessment and treatment for individuals with eating disorders as well as support for families and carers.

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