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Bulimia nervosa is a type of eating disorder. It is often called just bulimia. A person with bulimia eats a lot of food in a short amount of time. This is called binging. The person may fear gaining weight after a binge. Binging also can cause feelings of shame and guilt. So, the person tries to "undo" the binge by getting rid of the food. This is called purging.
History of eating disorders associated with future depressive symptoms among mothers

History of eating disorders associated with future depressive symptoms among mothers

Study of teens with eating disorders explores how substance users differ from non-substance users

Study of teens with eating disorders explores how substance users differ from non-substance users

Researchers reveal risks of eating disorders from childhood

Researchers reveal risks of eating disorders from childhood

Persistent low BMI in children may be a risk factor for developing anorexia nervosa

Persistent low BMI in children may be a risk factor for developing anorexia nervosa

New study estimates current prevalence of eating disorders in the United States

New study estimates current prevalence of eating disorders in the United States

New study explores role of sexuality in long-term outcome of eating disorders

New study explores role of sexuality in long-term outcome of eating disorders

Researchers developing smartphone app to help patients with eating disorders

Researchers developing smartphone app to help patients with eating disorders

Novel, ultra-rare damaging genetic variants may contribute to eating disorders

Novel, ultra-rare damaging genetic variants may contribute to eating disorders

Study finds link between eating disorders and increased risk of theft, other crimes

Study finds link between eating disorders and increased risk of theft, other crimes

Eating disorders affect significant amount of women aged 40-50 years, study finds

Eating disorders affect significant amount of women aged 40-50 years, study finds

Study finds chances for recovery of women with anorexia or bulimia nervosa

Study finds chances for recovery of women with anorexia or bulimia nervosa

Online group therapy can be as effective as face-to-face treatment for bulimia nervosa

Online group therapy can be as effective as face-to-face treatment for bulimia nervosa

Scientists uncover neurological reason why people with eating disorders can override desire for food

Scientists uncover neurological reason why people with eating disorders can override desire for food

Researchers identify genetic risk factor for binge eating

Researchers identify genetic risk factor for binge eating

Mortality risk higher in people with eating disorders

Mortality risk higher in people with eating disorders

Psychological techniques help reduce body dissatisfaction in women with bulimia nervosa

Psychological techniques help reduce body dissatisfaction in women with bulimia nervosa

Holidays can be a tough time for people with eating disorders

Holidays can be a tough time for people with eating disorders

Adolescents with bulimia nervosa recover faster when parents involved in treatment

Adolescents with bulimia nervosa recover faster when parents involved in treatment

Study sheds light on Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Study sheds light on Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Transgender people at greater risk for eating disorders

Transgender people at greater risk for eating disorders