The first-line goal in modern treatment for anorexia is weight restoration, to physiologic balance. Weight restoration is also often required for bulimia and EDNOS, where patients may be maintaining a weight that is unsustainable and maintaining psychological symptoms. Full weight restoration entails returning patient to at least his/her weight range prior to onset of the illness, or for children, taking into consideration aging, height growth and stages of development. See Body Mass Index.
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