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Color poster: Recognize the face of bulimia nervosa? (PDF)
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Evidence Report: Bulimia Nervosa: Comparative Efficacy of Available Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments (PDF)
Patient-Centered Summary of Evidence Report (PDF)
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Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person engages in binge eating (eating a lot of food in a short time) followed by some type of behavior to prevent weight gain from the food that was eaten. This behavior can take two forms: self-induced vomiting, misuse of enemas, laxatives, diet pills (called purging) and excessive exercise, fasting, or diabetic omission of insulin (called non-purging). Some people with bulimia nervosa may also starve themselves for periods of time before binge eating again. Bulimia nervosa has important mental, emotional, and physical aspects that require consideration during treatment.

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