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Bulimia Nervosa


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You're
not alone
with
bulimia
Bulimia
is the
20th
most common reason
for therapy

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19/01/2020
19
males

with bulimia
talk to therapists

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19/01/2020
153
females

with bulimia
talk to therapists

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19/01/2020

Causes

nhs.uk
Genes
Events
Negativity
Uncertain

Symptoms

psychiatry.org
Thoughts
Obsessions
about body shape and weight
Feelings
Uncontrollability
when eating
Behaviours
Binges
excessive eating,
Purges
compensatory weight gain prevention, such as exercising, fasting, vomiting, diuretic or laxative misuse,

Diagnosis

psychiatry.org
Adults
Obsessions
about body shape and weight
Binges
excessive eating,within 2 hours, 1 (or more) times a week
Uncontrollability
when eating
Purges
compensatory weight gain prevention, such as exercising, fasting, vomiting, diuretic or laxative misuse, 1 (or more) times a week

3 (or more) months

Symptoms are not due to another condition or a substance

Mild
1-3 purges a week

Moderate
4-7 purges a week

Severe
8-13 purges a week

Extreme
14 (or more) purges a week

nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for
bulimia

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 20 sessions

107 therapists
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19/01/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 19 January 2020
Next check 01 January 2021