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How do i know exactly what is anorexia binge-eating type?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Child Psychiatry 43 years experience
Subtype of anorexia: Anorexia refers to a condition where weight is markedly below ideal but the individual still believes he/she is "fat." one can get there in a number of ways, e.g., restricting calories or exercising incessantly. Some actually binge (take in a huge number of calories) but then purge themselves by induced vomiting or laxitive abuse. That's anorexia binge-eating type.

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