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What are common symptom of bulimia nervosa?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Binge/purge

Recurrent episodes of binge eating accompanied by a sense of lack of control over eating during each episode and inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting, misuse of laxatives, diuretics, enemas, or other medications, fasting, or excessive exercise.

In brief: Binge/purge

Recurrent episodes of binge eating accompanied by a sense of lack of control over eating during each episode and inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting, misuse of laxatives, diuretics, enemas, or other medications, fasting, or excessive exercise.
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Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry
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In brief: Binge/purge

Bulimia is binge eating accompanied by purging (attempting to rid oneself of the food).
Purging can take the form of vomiting, misuse of laxatives or stimulants, excessive exercise, etc. 90%+ of bulimics are female, and the disorder runs in families. Many medical problems can result from this unhealthy behavior. Treatment consists of psychotherapy and sometimes psychiatric medication.

In brief: Binge/purge

Bulimia is binge eating accompanied by purging (attempting to rid oneself of the food).
Purging can take the form of vomiting, misuse of laxatives or stimulants, excessive exercise, etc. 90%+ of bulimics are female, and the disorder runs in families. Many medical problems can result from this unhealthy behavior. Treatment consists of psychotherapy and sometimes psychiatric medication.
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