The Bulimia Nervosa And Binge Eating Disorder Essay

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This article is about the bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge eating disorder (BED) among Latinas is comparable to those of the general population. The bulimia nervosa a condition in which a person develops a cycle of “binging” or overeating enormous amounts of food at one sitting, and “purging” or deliberately vomiting after eating. BN includes symptoms such as recurrent binge eating, inappropriate compensatory behavior, and overvaluation of body shape and weight. The binge eating disorder is same but the only differences is binging without purging and binge eating disorder related with behavioral indicators of a sense of loss of control over binge eating for instance eating when not hungry and feeling extremely distressed and sad but do not purging after eating these are the conditions over binge eating behavior. Binge eating and bulimia nervosa both can cause you obesity and borderline personality disorder because both disorder related to serious medical and psychiatric problem. Obesity is the a condition in which the body weight of a person is 20 percent or more over the ideal body weight for that person’s height (actual percentages vary across definitions. Research tells that Latinas from the socioeconomically disadvantaged background continue to be underrepresented in eating disorder, the reason to not seeking professional help due to mental issues such as poor utilization of psychological services, lack of culturally sensitive, poverty, stigma and logistical…

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