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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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Princess Diana previously admitted to suffering from (https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1014878/princess-diana-news-prince-charles-relationship-divorce-camilla-jenni-rivett) bulimia nervosa during an interview.
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.
A Bulimia is a condition in which individuals attempt to compensate for overeating by inducing vomiting, or taking laxatives or diuretics.
"The bulimia started the week after we got engaged."
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." (US National Institutes of Health).
Steele said that Geldof's knuckles were darker than the rest of the fingers and enlarged, which is caused by long-term effects of bulimia.
ISLAMABAD -- It was long unknown how the brain function may be involved in bulimia nervosa, which is a severe eating disorder associated with episodic binge eating followed by extreme behaviours to avoid weight gain such as self-induced vomiting, use of laxatives or excessive exercise, until now.
Afriend of mine is having a terrible time with her 28-year-old daughter who has bulimia. She's suffered from the condition on and off for more than nine years.
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).