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Can someone be bulimic and anorexic?

Can someone be bulimic and anorexic?

Anorexia-Bulimia: Some Anorexics will not eat much ,then have a binge-purge session. These people are sometimes referred to as having Anorexia-Bulimia. Thank you for informing about Depression, ADHD, Autism spectrum disorder; and taking Busipirone and Amphetamine. See Psychiatrist •To confirm your Diagnoses , •Benefits and side effects of Busipirone and Amphetamine, •Other effective medications •Intensive Therapy ...Read more

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Can an anorexic person be someone who has normal weight/overweight?

Can an anorexic person be someone who has normal weight/overweight?

Check DSM-IV: According to the diagnostic statistic manual, an anorexic individual refuses to maintain their weight at or above a minimally normal weight for age and height. So the answer to your question is no, a person suffering from anorexia nervosa will not have a normal weight or be overweight. This is a serious disorder with high mortality rates. Treatment is available. Visit your pmd or a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What qualifies someone as anorexic?

Anorexic.: Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by markedly reduced appetite or total aversion to food. They have body image or self esteem conflicts. ...Read more

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Can someone with anorexia nervosa every fully recover?

Can someone with anorexia nervosa every fully recover?

Takes Grit & Support: For someone w/ anorexia, recovery is both physical (eating a balanced diet 2 get the nutrients the body needs & 2 get hormones back in balance) & psychological (finding new ways of coping w/ intense feelings, body image expectations, etc.) recovery can be very tough though & relapse is common, so having good medical/mental health team is the ideal. See anad for information: http://www.Anad.Org. ...Read more

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What happens to someone who is bulimic?

What happens to someone who is bulimic?

Several things: Purging (vomiting, laxatives, enemas, diuretics) can be physically destructive, non-purging has fewer medical issues. Purging may cause gastric rupture, esophageal tears, cardiomyopathy (syrup of ipecac induced vomiting), abnormal electrolyte induced irregular heart beats. Dental decay occurs also. Treatment can be hindered by misdiagnosis, shame, isolation, fear of weight gain and rejection. ...Read more

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How do people start becoming anorexic & bulimia nervosa?

How do people start becoming anorexic & bulimia nervosa?

Eating Disorders: Usually begins with low self worth combined with peer and cultural pressure to be thin. Read the updated articles on eating disorders on the soundmindz.Org website for education and support. Best. ...Read more

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What type mental disorder does someone who stalks people have?

What type mental disorder does someone who stalks people have?

Stalking behavior: Stalking behavior may be related to a mental disorder such as ocd, a psychotic condition, a delusional disorder, a sexual disorder, or some other disorder. Or it is possible that stalking behavior is simply a function of deviant or criminal behavior. At times, the lines between psychopathology, deviant and criminal behavior becomes difficult to sort out. ...Read more

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How would someone who had childhood sexual abuse behave?

How would someone who had childhood sexual abuse behave?

Varies Widely: Survivors of trauma, incl. Sexual abuse, behave in all sorts of ways. Whether or not their behavior reflects their trauma depends on how they coped with it - incl. The stories they told themselves about it, stories they may have told others about it, etc. These stories capture how they made sense of the trauma & the meaning they gave it. How they coped likely also reflected the support they had. ...Read more

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What could make a bipolar person commit suicide?

What could make a bipolar person commit suicide?

Seeking suicide: The same thing that could cause someone who is not bipolar to commit suicide. Having a problem and being unable to see any solutions other than death. Despair. Deep emotional or physical pain. Loss of hope. ...Read more

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How to deal with someone who has histrionic personality disorder?

How to deal with someone who has histrionic personality disorder?

Remain calm : Take deep breaths and stay calm. Be reassuring without judgement. Never get into an argument about the reality of the situation . Simply emphathize without riding on the same roller coaster of emotion. ...Read more

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Can someone with anorexia nervosa ever permanently recover?

Can someone with anorexia nervosa ever permanently recover?

YES W/Grit & Support: Once someone w/anorexia starts his/her recovery - starts reversing effects of malnutrition by eating a balanced diet 2 get the nutrients the body needs & 2 get hormones back in balance - her/his hair has a chance 2 grow back. Recovery can be very tough though & relapse common, so having good medical/mental health team is the ideal. If u have not had treatment, start with http://www.Anad.Org. ...Read more

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Who can become anorexic?

Who can become anorexic?

Essentially Anyone: The mayo clinic has identified certain factors which increase the risk of anorexia: being female. A young age. Genetics. Family history - having a first degree relative with anorexia. Weight changes. Transitions such as a new school, home or job. Sports, work and artistic activities such as ballet, or gymnastics. Media and society - unrealistic social values displayed in fashion. ...Read more

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Who usually becomes bulimic?

Who usually becomes bulimic?

Family disease: Bulimia is an addictive disorder, and may be associated with other addiction in the family. ...Read more

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Can a person possibly become manic depressive if they watched someone die?

Can a person possibly become manic depressive if they watched someone die?

Not likely: That would be a very disturbing thing and might clearly warrant help, but really not enough to "cause bipolar \disorder" though psot trauymatic stress disorder might be possible to be stemming from such an event. Sounds like a professional evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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How would you know if someone has antisocial behavior disorder?

How would you know if someone has antisocial behavior disorder?

Disregard for others: I'm wondering if you mean antisocial personality disorder. If a person has this, they would show a long standing pattern of anti-social attitudes and behaviors, including some of these: 1) lack of guilt, remorse, and care towards others; 2) minimal consideration of social norms and rules; 3) few close relationships; 4) trouble dealing with frustration and anger; and 5) a tendency to blame others. ...Read more

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How should someone develop a binge eating disorder or become a compulsive overeater?

How should someone develop a binge eating disorder or become a compulsive overeater?

No single factor : Eating disorder " binge purge type or anorexia should be differentiated from " poor eating habits " if you are concerned about an eating disorder kindly please seek a clinical evalualtion preferably by a " psychiatrist " . If a negative can be established and depression ruled out than behavioural considerations should be considered. ...Read more

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How are bulimic and anorexic different?

How are bulimic and anorexic different?

Variable: Anorexia is refusal maintain weight at or above a minimally normal weight. Also intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat even though they are underweight. Women have absence of at least three consecutive menstrual cycles. In bulimia, there are recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain -self induced vomiting, misuse of laxatives, etc. ...Read more

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How can you tell if someone has schizotypal personality disorder?

How can you tell if someone has schizotypal personality disorder?

DSM IV criteria: http://counsellingresource.com/lib/distress/schizophrenic/schizophrenia-dsm/schizotypal-symptoms/.

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How can you tell if someone has borderline personality disorder?

How can you tell if someone has borderline personality disorder?

Borderline: Pervasive pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships/self image/affect , with marked impulsivity, along with chronic feelings of emptiness, recurrent self injurious behaviors, unstable moods, inappropriate anger, transient stress-related paranoea or dissociation. ...Read more

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