For bulimia nervosa
, consider a combination of SSRI and psychotherapy.
For bulimia nervosa
, lifetime prevalence is 1 to 4.4%, with a male-to-female ratio of 1:20.1 Some experts estimate that 16 to 25% of college students have symptoms of an eating disorder.
Third, brain dopamine could be a treatment target in bulimia nervosa
using specific medication that targets those abnormalities.
Symptoms: Binge eating, as seen in bulimia nervosa
. Feelings of shame and disgust or guilt may be present after a binge-eating episode, but they are not followed by any compensatory behaviors.
Participants were classified as having bulimia nervosa
(BN) ([greater than or equal to] weekly binge eating and purging), binge eating disorder (BED) ([greater than or equal to] weekly binge eating, infrequent purging), purging disorder (PD) ([greater than or equal to] weekly purging, infrequent binge eating), other EDNOS (binge eating and/or purging monthly), or nondisordered.
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).
Morgan, Lacey e Sedgwick (1999) constataram inclusive uma elevada taxa de gravidez nao planeada na bulimia nervosa
ja que as irregularidades menstruais eram erradamente associadas a infertilidade.
The National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A) showed suicidality most prevalent in adolescents with bulimia nervosa
(53% had suicide ideation, 25.9% had a plan, and 35.1% had attempted suicide).
A Study About Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa
The DSM IV diagnostic criteria for bulimia nervosa
is as follows (8):
Eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa
) are syndromes characterized by severe disturbances in eating behaviour and by distress or excessive concern about body shape or weight.
EATING disorders are a group of conditions, including binge eating, bulimia nervosa
and anorexia nervosa, characterized by abnormal eating habits.
Obesity has been identified as a risk factor for the development of bulimia nervosa
(BN), and mild, moderate and severe obesity have repeatedly been observed in these patients .
Approximately 85 to 95 percent of the people who suffer from the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa