bulimia


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Synonyms for bulimia

a disorder of eating seen among young women who go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation

pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions)

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And Owens, who featured in a Panorama documentary on the subject last year, gave an honest and surprising answer when asked whether he felt he had conquered bulimia, saying: "If you'd have asked me this two weeks ago, I'd have said yes.
They reveal how the 19-year-old used bulimia to take control of her life before her marriage in 1981.
This manual details the use of integrative cognitive-affective therapy for the treatment of bulimia nervosa, by helping clients understand the connection between emotion and bulimia as they work on their eating behaviors, defuse triggers, and build emotion regulation skills.
And she plummeted to less than six stone after starting to binge eat and make herself sick, which led to eating disorder bulimia nervosa.
Also known as "binge-purge" behavior, bulimia is defined as "an illness in which a person binges on food or has regular episodes of significant overeating and feels a loss of control.
Bulimia is an eating disorder where a person first eats to its heart content everything that he or she wants.
Third, brain dopamine could be a treatment target in bulimia nervosa using specific medication that targets those abnormalities.
International lifetime prevalence estimates for bulimia nervosa range from 1.
Afriend of mine is having a terrible time with her 28-year-old daughter who has bulimia.
The New York Post reports that Katie reveals the news of her bulimia while interviewing Demi Lovato on her show.
Researchers sought to explore disturbances in neural systems that might affect voluntary self-regulatory processes, potentially contributing to bulimia nervosa by releasing feeding behaviors from regulatory control.
Both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are considered rare, however eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS) are a common occurrence with adolescent girls.
Treatment plans and interventions for bulimia and binge-eating disorder.
A 29-year-old woman who worked in the medical field presented to us with a history of bulimia nervosa with bilateral parotid enlargement (figure 1).
WOMEN with a history of anorexia or bulimia may take longer to get pregnant, according to new research.