Co-Occurring Disorders

The importance of treating Co-Occurring Disorders

People with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder or other eating disorders often exhibit Co-Occurring Disorders or Diseases. These additional Disorders are called 'Co-Occurring Disorders' or 'Dual Diagnosis'.

It is important to understand the symptoms of each Co-Occurring Disorder and the link with the eating disorder to facilitate a successful treatment plan.

Too often we see someone with a serious condition such as an Anxiety Disorder or Depression getting treated only for their eating disorder, whereby the Co-Occurring Disorder goes untreated, whilst this is in fact the root disorder that triggered the disordered eating. This leads to a higher chance of relapsing into old eating patterns once treatment ends. 

Co-Occurring Disorders as the underlying cause

An Eating Disorder can be a method to cope with the Co-Occurring Disorder. That's why we specialise in treating eating disorders and Co-Occurring Disorders at the same time.

The Co-Occurring Disorders that we treat

Anxiety Disorders
Nonsuicidal Self Harm
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Substance Use Disorders
Trauma Disorders

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Niels Berkenpas

Niels Berkenpas NL

Psychiatric Nurse


Gita Chaudhuri

Gita Chaudhuri DE

Psychologist - Psychotherapist


Dr. Claudia Weber

Dr. Claudia Weber DE

Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist


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