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What are the two types of anorexia?

The two types of anorexia are restricting type and binge-eating/purging type. In the restricting type of anorexia, a person severely limits their intake of food. They may obsessively count calories, skip meals, or cut entire food groups out of their diets, which can result in serious nutritional deficiencies. With the binge-eating/purging type of anorexia, a person may eat large amounts of food and then induce vomiting, or misuse laxatives or diuretics, which can lead to organ damage in the long term...


Does Aetna cover therapy?

Yes, nearly all Aetna insurance plans cover therapy. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), mental and behavioral health treatment must be covered as essential health benefits. These include counseling and therapy, as well as inpatient mental and behavioral health care and substance abuse treatment...



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