Bulimia nervosa Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

778 words, approx. 3 pages
Bulimia Nervosa Since 1980, bulimia nervosa has been recognized by the American Psychiatric Association as an autonomous eating disorder. The term bulimia means "an extreme hunger," but ... Read more
601 words, approx. 3 pages
Overeating and Other Excessive Behaviors Overeating, a behavior not always limited to persons with BULIMIA, is grouped together with substance abuse and dependence in a superfamily of disorders design... Read more
1,497 words, approx. 5 pages
Bulimia Nervosa Definition Bulimia (pronounced bu-LIM-ee-uh) nervosa is a serious and sometimes life-threatening eating disorder that affects primarily young women. Bulimics (people who have bulimia) ... Read more
503 words, approx. 2 pages
Bulimia Nervosa An eating disorder marked by episodes of binge eating followed by one or more behaviors to control weight, most commonly self-induced vomiting, laxative abuse, fasting, or excessive ex... Read more
29,627 words, approx. 99 pages
In recent years the incidence of bulimia in the United States has increased: The American Psychiatric Association estimates that today 1.1 to 4.2 percent of females will have bulimia in their lifetime... Read more