bulimia nervosa

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bulimia ner·vo·sa


[New Latin būlīmia nervōsa : būlīmia, bulimia + nervōsa, feminine of nervōsus, nervous.]
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The goal of the BEGIN study is to better understand the genetic factors that may be associated with binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa in order to develop better treatments for the millions of people who suffer from these illnesses.
The associations with theft conviction remained in both anorexia and bulimia nervosa even when adjusting for psychiatric comorbidities and for familial factors.
Bulimia nervosa is repetitive loss of control when eating large amounts of food (more than most would eat in a period), with compensatory behaviors to prevent weight gain.
Paramabandhu Groves define addiction as "any mental or bodily habit that has a compulsive quality to it and causes us to suffer." Along with the authors' personal accounts (Mason-John has personal experience with bulimia nervosa and cocaine addiction) the book is peppered with honest recollections from dozens of individuals with addictions ranging from shopping to drinking to anger.
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.
Founded in 1990 and also based in Wickenburg, Arizona, Remuda Ranch is focused exclusively on the treatment of eating disorders for adult, adolescent and child females and has treated more than 10,000 patients for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and other eating and co-occurring behavioral disorders.
If purging is present, the negative attributes from bulimia nervosa are added.
Both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are considered rare, however eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS) are a common occurrence with adolescent girls.
In this book for professionals, cognitive therapists Zweig and Leahy present a 20-session treatment plan for working with clients with bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder.
Recovering: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa is an educational DVD about eating disorders suitable for viewers of all ages and backgrounds, but especially ideal for high school and public library collections.