I cannot get my daughter to face her addition to food. She uses the diagnosis of clinical depression as her excuse to give up and keep eating. Help.
I found this book insightful when it came to understanding eating disorders. Maybe it can help you better understand what is happening with your daughter's internal dialogue.The Secret Language of Eating Disorders: How You Can Understand and Work to Cure Anorexia and Bulimia https://www.amazon.com/Secret-Language-Eating-Disorders-Understand/dp/0375750185/ref=asc_df_0375750185/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312674999652&hvpos=1o2&hvnetw=g&hvrand=4080958430844483563&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1013962&hvtargid=pla-569968955439&psc=1I also recommend self-care programs for you so you don't feel so powerless. Al-Anon is a good place to start.