When They Can't 'Just Eat': Palliative Approaches and End-of-Life Considerations in Adults with Eating Disorders
ethics, eating disorder, Palliative Medicine
Bioethics and Medical Ethics | Palliative Care
Anorexia nervosa carries the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses. As a disease that, paradoxically, steals patients’ lives and values while simultaneously feeling right and precious to the patient, anorexia nervosa is a problem that always resists treatment. How, then, do we know when enough is enough?
Gaudiani, Jennifer, "When They Can't 'Just Eat': Palliative Approaches and End-of-Life Considerations in Adults with Eating Disorders" (2017). Current Videos. 53.