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 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.
Bulimia nervosa is defined in DSM-IV as episodes of binge eating that recur at least twice weekly for 3 months or longer.
Third, brain dopamine could be a treatment target in bulimia nervosa using specific medication that targets those abnormalities.
Although relatively uncommon, bulimia nervosa poses a significant public health concern because of comorbidity with other psychopathology and reported role impairment.
Symptoms: Binge eating, as seen in bulimia nervosa.
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.
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.
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.
A psychoneuroendocrinoimmune approach in the nursing treatment of anorexia and bulimia nervosa.