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Whats difference between anorectic and bulemic girl?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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In brief: Overlap

The main distinguishing feature of anorexia nervosa is an abnormally low body weight, usually less than 85 percent of that expected for the patient’s age and height.
Patients with bulimia nervosa typically maintain a body weight at or above a minimally normal level. Furthermore, the low weight that occurs in anorexia nervosa is associated with anatomic and physiologic sequelae not seen in bulimia.

In brief: Overlap

The main distinguishing feature of anorexia nervosa is an abnormally low body weight, usually less than 85 percent of that expected for the patient’s age and height.
Patients with bulimia nervosa typically maintain a body weight at or above a minimally normal level. Furthermore, the low weight that occurs in anorexia nervosa is associated with anatomic and physiologic sequelae not seen in bulimia.
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