Steven Assanti : Psychological Problems and Morbid Obesity
Update : What is Steven Assanti doing now? Steven Assanti seems to have completely collapsed psychologically, as his health problems increased in 2020, but My 600-lb Life will not be included.
You can see how bad Justin Assanti was in 2019, despite all the treatments. Reddit has this comment: Honestly feel like I will never recover from seeing the shape of Steven Assanti’s WATN legs
In an interview with Starcasm, Stephanie said she first saw Steven on My 600-Lb. Life. “I was trying to find him because the moment I saw him on TV I saw the beauty of him,” Stephanie, who is a licensed massage therapist, explained. “And I wanted to know him not because of TV because I knew he was my soul mate I felt it and I just had to find him.”newsweek.com
Steven and his wife, Stephanie Sanger, married last year.
My 600-lb Life – Where are They Now? – 5×01 – “The Assanti Brothers”
WATN Season 5 Episode 1: The Assanti Brothers
Aired: May 22, 2019
Synopsis: As Steven heals from his weight loss surgery his brother Justin finally decides to come to Texas to get the same procedure but his feelings towards Steven immediately begin to sabotage his hopes of surgery.
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Steven is making disturbing moves in the new episode. How does hospital management allow him to enter the hospital barefoot?source
Steven Assanti was recognized by the TLC’s “My 600 lb” program.
According to “Dr. Nowzaradan” Steven Assanti was the most difficult patient to deal with.
Justin Assanti is always trying to avoid his brother Steven Assanti. He hates his brother, and he doesn’t hesitate to tell. Justin Assanti also bullied and used violence to his brother in his childhood.
Justin Assanti then recieved negative reactions from the whole world, causing all the audience hate him.
Steven Assanti is addicted to eating drugs and food. He doesn’t want to give up his addictions. For this reason, “Dr.Nowzaradan” is constantly making harsh critiques.In the other hand Steven Assanti’s behavior is never healthy. He is still abusing the health system. He’s making fun of people in the hospital. Steven Assanti wants to be noticed and draw the attention, he always behaves like a child.
Steven Assanti had serious psychological problems and he also wasn’t taking psychotherapy sessions seriously. His behavior did not change He was still trying to avoid being independent.
Justin Assanti is the only victim among the family. He’s neglected by his mother in infancy. He was beaten by his brother in childhood. He doesn’t want to be in the same place as him because he hates his brother. His brother is also a big obstacle of his treatment. But the main reason Justin Assanti is Morbidly obese is his mother.
Steven Assanti has problems such as lack of empathy, drug addiction (especially painkiller addiction), self-harm (trictillomania and obesity), unstable behavior, family abuse, hysterical and manipulation.
It would not be right to just make a diagnosis with the behaviors he exhibited on TV, but he could have been diagnosed with anti-social personality disorder and borderline personality disorder.
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What they are doing now: The two brothers are living together right now, but their health is not good. Steven still continues to eat painkillers. Justin does not share updates on his health. Doctors also found two blood clots on Steven’s leg.