Aesthetic Care in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for AN in China

Abstract

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a mental disorder, affecting mainly females in society. Understanding partially the factor of the disorder, researchers also designed several therapies to alleviate AN. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which focuses on changing thought patterns of patients, and addressing inappropriate behaviors, is one of the beneficial therapies. In China, females whose disorder are caused by environmental factors are highly recommended to have CBT. To successfully realize the use of CBT to AN, we have to understand the strategy and treatment.