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If a person throw up, but it didn't have to do with food, would they still be considered a bulimic?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Not about food?

I can't guess what causes a behavior pattern of that sort, but if it really is not related to food consumption and issues of weight/body concerns it probably would not be diagnosed as bulimia.
It could be a sort of tic disorder or compulsion. Of course there might be a purely digestive tract another physiological problem. Not enough info to know more, sorry.

In brief: Not about food?

I can't guess what causes a behavior pattern of that sort, but if it really is not related to food consumption and issues of weight/body concerns it probably would not be diagnosed as bulimia.
It could be a sort of tic disorder or compulsion. Of course there might be a purely digestive tract another physiological problem. Not enough info to know more, sorry.
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