9 doctors weighed in:
Could someone with bulimia get better?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Sophie Duriez
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Bulimia is an eating disorder that can be successfully treated when the person is able to overcome her guilt and shame and, consult a professional.
You may find a good referral by asking your doctor. It is also very helpful to get a complete medical work-up done before consulting a mental health professional.

In brief: Yes
Bulimia is an eating disorder that can be successfully treated when the person is able to overcome her guilt and shame and, consult a professional.
You may find a good referral by asking your doctor. It is also very helpful to get a complete medical work-up done before consulting a mental health professional.
Dr. Sophie Duriez
Dr. Sophie Duriez
Thank
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Bulimia has a better success rate that anorexia.
Why is not known. Both are difficult to treat. There seems to be a mixture of possible causes including sexual and other trauma, social or peer pressure and gentic predisposition. Even a casual comment about weight to a vulnerable child or young person. Family support, counseling and medication all play a role in effective treatment of bulimia.

In brief: Yes
Bulimia has a better success rate that anorexia.
Why is not known. Both are difficult to treat. There seems to be a mixture of possible causes including sexual and other trauma, social or peer pressure and gentic predisposition. Even a casual comment about weight to a vulnerable child or young person. Family support, counseling and medication all play a role in effective treatment of bulimia.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Thank
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yrs
Of he get treatment w. Medication and therapy.

In brief: Yrs
Of he get treatment w. Medication and therapy.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Thank
Read more answers from doctors