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Eating Disorder: Can my Doctor admit me Against my Will?

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I have had an eating disorder since I was fifteen years old. I am currently in a crisis as the doctors call it, I don't think so but anyway. My doctor who specializes in eaating disorders want to admitt me to the hospital. I do not want to go. Can she admitt me against my will?


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replied June 16th, 2006
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You are definitely underweight! You might listen your doctor go to a hospital. Nobody can force you against your will but your real problem is, in fact, your will. You might need parenteral (intra venous) nutrition and expert help from a mental health specialist to gain a healthy life.
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