Bulimia nervosa

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  • Analysis Of Bulimia Nervosa

    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…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Bulimia Nervosa

    "Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges. Bingeing means eating a large amount of food in a short period of time. Purging means getting rid of all the food by self-induced vomiting; abuse of laxatives, diet pills, and/or diuretics, excessive exercising; or fasting"( Teen Health and Wellness 2015). All over the world studies have been conducted and have shown that bulimia currently affects 1 to 3 percent of middle and high school girls and 1 to 4 percent of the…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa Case Study

    Here follows a discussion of Lori’s situation, specifically her eating disorder and potential co-occurring alcohol-use disorder, along with some suggested treatment goals and service providers. Lori has developed an eating disorder (ED), specifically bulimia nervosa (BN) as defined by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) (2013). For the last few months she has indulged in binge eating at least twice per day at home and with friends, with each episode followed by inappropriate…

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  • Causes And Consequences Of Bulimia Nervosa

    Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder in which binge eating is followed by self-induced vomiting, laxative or diuretic misuse, fasting, or excessive exercise. After this occurs, individuals with bulimia can feel a of loss of control, guilt, or remorse (Le Grange & Schmid, 2005, p. 587). Although eating disorders are an extremely important health issue, funding for research is extremely limited compared to other disorders. “Research dollars spent on Alzheimer 's Disease averaged $88 per…

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  • Analysis Of Bulimia Nervosa

    the cause onto themselves as an inability to cope. Bulimia Nervosa affects females and males equally; although the rate at which males seek treatment is much lower than women, there is no reason to believe one gender group is more subjective to the disorder. Bulimia is commonly known as the purging of food, through literal purging; however, Bulimia is much more complicated. Through my original understanding, Bulimia affected primarily adolescent woman. In terms of what I personally understood of…

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  • The Consequences Of Bulimia Nervosa

    Bulimia Nervosa is a serious condition that can alter a person’s life forever. It is a severe, deadly mental illness among many adolescents in the United States. Many people do not understand how dangerous this habit can be. It is harmful to almost all parts of the human anatomy. Bulimia Nervosa should be known in detail throughout the entire world because it is unfortunately way too common in recent studies among teenagers. Being young and becoming worried about one’s self-image is a huge deal!…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa Analysis

    An Analysis of two Articles of Bulimia Nervosa Gustavo Cisneros College of the Desert The first article is correlating the test score of coherence in people with eating disorders both binging and purging and binging. A Group of 47 adolescents ranging from ages fourteen to eighteen were used for the group with a binging disorder. A group of 42 adolescents ranging from ages twelve to eighteen were used for the group with purging disorders. Lastly a group of twenty five adolescents ranging from…

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  • Essay Of Anorexia And Bulimia Nervosa

    One in every ten Americans is victims of eating disorders. It has been discovered that teens are more likely to be susceptible to such disorders than adults. Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa are the two most common types. Although the two disorders are vastly different, they each share several similarities that are equally as detrimental to the body. Anorexia is understood as the refusal to eat or maintain a normal body weight. It has been stated that almost 95% of anorexics are females…

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  • Differences Of Anorexia And Bulimia Nervosa

    and schizophrenia, but what many individuals do not take into consideration is that there is a large population of people who suffer from eating disorders and who work with psychologist day by day to get better. People with high body dissatisfaction are more prone to eating disorders. When someone thinks of an eating disorder they automatically think of anorexia and bulimia. What people do not realize is that there are numerous kinds of eating disorders, probably ones they did not know of or…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa And Anorexia Essay

    Does Society & The Media cause Eating Disorders? Most people probably wonders what eating disorders are, theirs lots of eating disorders out there but America Focuses on two because they’re the most common which is Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa. Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa are somewhat similar, but different in some ways. Some people that have Bulimia will eat an excessive amount of food, and then they’ll do something to get rid of it such as vomiting or taking laxative, or exercise…

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