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S66. A Clinical Trial Investigating the Safety and Tolerability of Floatation-Rest in Anorexia Nervosa

      Floatation-REST (Reduced Environmental Stimulation Therapy), a novel body-based intervention which attenuates exteroceptive sensory input to the nervous system, is being increasingly utilized as a non-pharmacological tool for reducing anxiety and stress. Anorexia nervosa (AN) is characterized by heightened anxiety, distorted body image, and disrupted interoception, raising the question of whether Floatation-REST might positively impact these symptoms, but there are no studies documenting the safety or tolerability of this procedure.
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