Bulimia Diagnosis

Updated 8 August 2022

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Diagnosis

Adults

For 3 (or more) months:

Obsessions
about body shape and weight
Binges
excessive eating,
within 2 hours, 1 (or more) times a week
Uncontrollability
when eating
Exercise
excessive
1 (or more) times a week

orFasting1 (or more) times a weekorPurgesvomiting, diuretic or laxative misuse
1 (or more) times a week
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
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance