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Hi. Welcome. I am a Licensed Master Social Worker with more than 20 years experience working with individuals and families on a variety of issues.
Hi gma, It sounds as if she could be developing an eating disorder.
tell me more about what is going on in her social life, school life, etc.
This is a time in a young girls life where the focus on body image and weight can rear itself
I am glad she has an appointment with the doctor who can begin to evaluate what is going on and then see if a recommendation to a therapist who specializes in eating disorders might be helpful.
Are you with me gma?
Her social life is ok, lots of friends boys/girls but wants a boyfriend. She didn't like what her gorgeous body effected boys because of their stares and remarks.
ahhhh that is classic....wanting to alter the appearance because of all the attention.
adolescence and growing up can be a scary time and the attention from boys and the focus on the body can all play a part in this rapid weight loss and wanting to change her appearance.
do you see her restricting food intake? If her hair is brittle as well as the nails, then it appears this has been going on for a while and not getting the proper nutrition
Sorry its taking me so long to ans.
no worries I am here. Take your time
Yes, my daughter sees that she was a hearty eatter now she's eatting less. As a gma I never think all four of her girls are eating the proper nutrition. I like your responds. We will chat again soon.
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