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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.
Survey suggests 65% of women in the U.S. could have an eating disorder

Survey suggests 65% of women in the U.S. could have an eating disorder

65% of women in U.S. have eating disorders

65% of women in U.S. have eating disorders

Adolescent girls with ADHD are at increased risk for eating disorders

Adolescent girls with ADHD are at increased risk for eating disorders

Study shows inadequate diagnostic criteria for eating disorders

Study shows inadequate diagnostic criteria for eating disorders

Lower metabolism, eating behavior possibly explain the cause of overweight in narcolepsy

Lower metabolism, eating behavior possibly explain the cause of overweight in narcolepsy

Pregnancy may open a window of vulnerability for developing binge eating disorder

Pregnancy may open a window of vulnerability for developing binge eating disorder

Purging disorder - new eating disorder

Purging disorder - new eating disorder

Involving parents in therapy doubles success rates for bulimia treatment

Involving parents in therapy doubles success rates for bulimia treatment

Animal model for binge eating disorder

Animal model for binge eating disorder

Parents well poised to help children overcome bulimia nervosa

Parents well poised to help children overcome bulimia nervosa

Anorexia nervosa may be genetic

Anorexia nervosa may be genetic

Link between eating disorders and certain personality traits

Link between eating disorders and certain personality traits

Bulimia may result from hormonal imbalance

Bulimia may result from hormonal imbalance

Europe gives approval for children to get Prozac

Europe gives approval for children to get Prozac

Treatment for anorexia nervosa

Treatment for anorexia nervosa

Eating disorders linked to perinatal complications

Eating disorders linked to perinatal complications

Endorphin system may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa

Endorphin system may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa

E-health therapies attract national accolades

E-health therapies attract national accolades

New self-help technology set to combat eating disorders

New self-help technology set to combat eating disorders

New treatments for eating disorders

New treatments for eating disorders