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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.
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

23rd ECNP Press conference on impact of circadian rhythms on human brain

23rd ECNP Press conference on impact of circadian rhythms on human brain

23rd European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress to be held 28 Aug - 1 Sep 2010 in Amsterdam

23rd European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress to be held 28 Aug - 1 Sep 2010 in Amsterdam

Fussy eating may be an “eating disorder” say researchers

Fussy eating may be an “eating disorder” say researchers

Web sites that promote anorexia raise concern

Web sites that promote anorexia raise concern

EDNOS categorization for young people needs to be reconsidered

EDNOS categorization for young people needs to be reconsidered

Feelings of guilt and shame haunt mothers with eating difficulties

Feelings of guilt and shame haunt mothers with eating difficulties