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doctorF 04-11-2010 10:21 AM

Anorexia Nervosa Treatment
A 20-year-old woman with anorexia nervosa lives at home with her parents. She has secondary amenorrhea. Which of the following is the most important step in restoring reproductive and endocrine function to normal?

A) Benzodiazepine therapy
B) Discouraging her parents' involvement in her life
C) Encouraging her to gain weight
D) Helping her resolve conflicts over adult sexuality
E) Short course of estrogen replacement therapy

ashishkabir 04-11-2010 11:30 AM

Ohh - a mix psych / ethics question in behavioural science... hmm....

I'm going to guess C...?

Fifi 04-11-2010 12:49 PM

The answer is C?!
I think the answer is C

Seetal 04-12-2010 03:54 AM

yeah C
hormone replacement therapy is dangerous even for those with osteoporosis. and nothing was mentioned about her parents pressuring her into being anorexic.

so left with C. whats the answer btw?

doctorF 04-12-2010 07:42 AM

yep guys its C ;)

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