Constipation Evaluation and Treatment
September 25, 1997
Constipation is a common complaint among all eating disorder patients. It is variably defined by patients and staff, often leading to false expectations. A limited search for organic causes is indicated, as is a thorough review of the patient's medication history. Forewarning and education are cornerstones of the treatment process. Other medical therapies are also reviewed.
Read the full article in the Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.
- Mehler PS. Constipation: Evaluation and Treatment. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention 5:41-46, 1997. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10640269708249202