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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.
Potential efficacy of specialized psychotherapy in bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder

Potential efficacy of specialized psychotherapy in bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder

Majority of women reach highest-ever weight after onset of bulimia

Majority of women reach highest-ever weight after onset of bulimia

Lightlake intends to develop a treatment for premenstrual syndrome overeating

Lightlake intends to develop a treatment for premenstrual syndrome overeating

Deficits in endocannabinoid function may contribute to eating disorders

Deficits in endocannabinoid function may contribute to eating disorders

FDA approves NDA for Edgemont's Fluoxetine 60 mg tablet

FDA approves NDA for Edgemont's Fluoxetine 60 mg tablet

ADA releases new position paper, 'Nutrition Intervention in the Treatment of Eating Disorders'

ADA releases new position paper, 'Nutrition Intervention in the Treatment of Eating Disorders'

Cost/benefit analysis shows net savings for obesity and eating disorders

Cost/benefit analysis shows net savings for obesity and eating disorders

Eating disorder behavior may directly affect brain function

Eating disorder behavior may directly affect brain function

Individuals with anorexia nervosa have elevated mortality rate

Individuals with anorexia nervosa have elevated mortality rate

Eating disorders and abuse may increase likelihood of pregnancy and postpartum depression

Eating disorders and abuse may increase likelihood of pregnancy and postpartum depression

Eating disorders - hitting early and hard

Eating disorders - hitting early and hard

Eating disorders tough to conquer

Eating disorders tough to conquer

Prevalence of eating disorders higher than previously thought

Prevalence of eating disorders higher than previously thought

Study reveals Facebook users may face risk of developing eating disorders

Study reveals Facebook users may face risk of developing eating disorders

Cognitive behavioral therapy more effective than antidepressant medications for bulimia nervosa

Cognitive behavioral therapy more effective than antidepressant medications for bulimia nervosa

Eating disorders negatively affect oral health

Eating disorders negatively affect oral health

Abbott to withdraw Meridia medicine from the U.S. market

Abbott to withdraw Meridia medicine from the U.S. market

Family based treatment more effective than traditional individual-based therapy for anorexia nervosa

Family based treatment more effective than traditional individual-based therapy for anorexia nervosa

Abbott issues statement in response to FDA's mixed vote for weight loss medication sibutramine

Abbott issues statement in response to FDA's mixed vote for weight loss medication sibutramine

Latest achievements in brain research and treatment for mental disorders

Latest achievements in brain research and treatment for mental disorders