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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.
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

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital gearing up for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital gearing up for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

APA releases proposed draft diagnostic criteria for DSM-5

APA releases proposed draft diagnostic criteria for DSM-5

Tips for people with eating disorder

Tips for people with eating disorder

Integrated eating disorders center to be launched shortly

Integrated eating disorders center to be launched shortly

Study compares differences between inpatient and day treatment of bulimia nervosa

Study compares differences between inpatient and day treatment of bulimia nervosa

Cognitive behavioral therapy effective for bulimia and binge eating disorders

Cognitive behavioral therapy effective for bulimia and binge eating disorders

2009 Mini-Psych School Program dispels myths surrounding mental illness

2009 Mini-Psych School Program dispels myths surrounding mental illness

Brain protein a possible biomarker for anorexia

Brain protein a possible biomarker for anorexia