Causes And Treatments Of Bulimia

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The early cause of mortality is mostly in young women is bulimia which is associated with severe medical and psychological disorder.
Bulimia is an eating disorder which causes victims to either intake, excessive or insufficient amount of food, and also it affects the victim mentally, physically, and emotionally which can take and end the victim life. “BN are consistently characterized by perfectionism, obsessive-compulsiveness, and dysphoric mood.” (Neurobiology of anorexia and bulimia nervosa). Bulimia is the early cause of mortality in young women and men which is associated with severe medical and psychological disorder, mostly found in the Western Hemisphere. Cultural idealization of thinness and youthfulness have contributed to the eating
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Avoid insults, scare tactics, guilt trips because bulimia are often caused by stress and low self-esteem, negativity will only make the situation much worse. They should immediately take them to medical help and treatment. There many treatments for bulimia but the main treatment of choice for it is cognitive-behavioral therapy. What cognitive-behavioral therapy does is it targets the unhealthy eating behaviors of bulimia and also get rid the negative thoughts that fuel this behavior. The other treatments is to take them to an individual or a group therapy which it can help your loved one explore the issues that contribute to the eating disorder, coping strategies, feel less alone and ashamed, and also receive encouragement. Bulimics must improve their self-esteem, and learn healthy ways of responding to stress and emotional pain. Family therapy is also effective for dealing with the impact the eating disorder has on the entire family …show more content…
The therapy also focuses on the bulimics personal relationship issues with friends, families, and their partners. The therapy not just focus on relationships, but other problems like anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and feelings of isolation and loneliness. Bulimics must stay away from people, places, and activities that can trigger the urge to binge or purge. They also need to be careful when it comes to meal planning because they don’t when it’s too much or not enough so a dietitians or nutritionists are usually needed to help the bulimics design their meal plan, set dietary goals and then achieve the healthy weight to function

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