A member asked:

What are the reasons that people choose to lose weight by starving and purging rather than healthily?

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Dr. Eric Levin answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Poorly informed: They believe that quick gains will be maintained and without consequences. They need education to understand that the short term gains, if any, are not maintained and the potential health risks far out weigh any rewards. They need to get into therapy asap.

Answered 12/30/2016

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