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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IRREGULARITIESBut the former legislator, who lost the race to Mr Ojaamong, said he went to Bulemia after winding up his rally in Funyula.
Despite these definitions, more than half of children and adolescents with disordered eating do not meet all of the criteria to fit the diagnosis of either anorexia nervosa or bulemia nervosa.
Obsessive compulsive disorder among patients with anorexia nervosa and bulemia nervosa.
Large numbers of individuals have fallen prey to anorexia nervosa and bulemia.
Reduced plasma leptin levels in bulemia nervosa," Psychoneuroendocrinology, October 1, 2000.
Because regular food intake along with insulin administration is crucial for glycemic control, those adolescent girls with anorexia or bulemia or simply attempting to lose weight have a far greater potential for serious complications of type 1 diabetes, including DKA (Cohn, Cirillo, Wingard, Austin, & Roffers, 1997).
The issue is not just, as she argues in "Never Just Pictures," the incidence of anorexia and bulemia among young women, nor is it the devaluing of the bodies of black women and others whose cultural models supposedly do not endorse the ideal of the emaciated body.
The following excerpt illustrates that the poet's configurations involving relationships and women pertain not only to the question of nation and alterite but also to his prominent theme of urbanity and urban life: "This woman, who grew fat while that one lost weight to the point of bulemia, this one was fed fat by the city council, the one on Szondy Street in the sixth precinct, gorged her life full on sugar beets.
The union surveyed employees over 40 years old and counted many women suffering from bulemia, anorexia and diet-pill addiction.
In this case, deliberate purging or bingeing behaviors were not reported, so a diagnosis of bulemia nervosa was not considered.
One year later she was hospitalized for bulemia and anorexia .
Its demise accounts in part for the fuddled state of art criticism since that time, for with each purification, a platform was established for criticism of everything else on grounds of esthetic bulemia.
Russel (1979) em artigo classico foi o primeiro a definir e distinguir a bulemia nervosa como categoria independente da anorexia nervosa, propondo tres criterios basicos: Impulso irresistivel de comer excessivamente; evitacao dos efeitos "de engordar" da comida pela inducao de vomitos e/ ou abusos de purgativos, e medo morbido de engordar.