A 43-year-old member asked:
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what does it mean for family member to have bulimia nervosa?

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Eating disorder: Bulimia is one manifestation of eating disorder. More specifically it is the gorging followed mostly by forced regurgitation. However, the important thing is talk to your doctor; definitions are much less important. Good luck and don't delay. Ok ?
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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