Eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa) are serious psychopathological problems primarily affecting young women. Both clinical pictures are relatively common and tended to increase in incidence over the years 90.
Is the irresistible desire to eat more (bulimia), followed by self-induced vomiting or purging, or a morbid fear of gaining weight (anorexia), are complex situations that benefit from psychiatric and psychotherapeutic approaches in models of self-help and family therapy.
Personality disorder are all behaviors that together determines a psychopathological condition whose diagnosis requires a multidiscipline study.
They are people with rigid difficulty to adapt to reality and have problems in their social, emotional, family and labor relations.
There are several types of personality disorders that usually begin in adolescence, from which make the people cold and emotionally distant, distrustful, socially isolated to the development of psychotic symptoms such as depression, schizophrenia, delusions, affective bipolar disorder, personality "borderline" , social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, self injurious behavior, etc.
The treatment is done by psychotherapy and pharmacological means.
It is a lengthy treatment, it is necessary to create in the patient a new way of dealing with the world, with others and with their own emotions, involving an awareness that there must be an intensive personal effort."