Interdisciplinary team for the treatment of eating disorders

  • Ana M. García de Amusquibar
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Eating disorders are pathologies with a complex, multifactorial etiopathogenesis. Their treatment requires an interdisciplinary team. This paper discusses some characteristics and the most common difficulties encountered by such a team (multiple transfers, concealed alliances, role inversion, dissociation). Since their task that is carried out with patients in a critical situation and conflicting families, the team members are exposed to stressing conditions (illustrated by their dreams), and faced with possibilities of withdrawal and/or burn-out.

Key words

Eating disorders treatment interdiscipline difficulties in treatment burn out 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana M. García de Amusquibar
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  1. 1.Hospital Italiano de Buenos AiresService of PsychiatryArgentina

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