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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  • Bulimia Nervosa Disorder

    Bulimia Nervosa Disorder Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder described by the continuous cycle of eating a lot of food in a certain time frame and then participating in compensatory behaviors to “undo” the food that was just consumed. During a binge eating episode a person eats, as much food as they can and it usually takes around two hours to do so. After they eat, they compensate for the food that they just consumed by vomiting, misusing laxatives, enemas, fasting, or exercising…

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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

    For example, Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder in which an individual starves themselves to lose weight and exercises excessively. Certain symptoms a person displays with Anorexia includes thin hair, brittle nails, 15% below their recommended weight, and pale skin. Next, Bulimia Nervosa is a mental disorder where a person consumes food, but uses laxatives or purges their food to lose weight. This form of losing weight can cause damage to the body by damaging the esophagus, stomach, and…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa Essay

    Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that is characterized by episodes of uncontrollable binge eating followed purging as a form of compensation including, self-induced vomiting; the misuse of laxatives, or diet medications; fasting; and excessive exercise. (Shapiro, et al., 2007) This disorder was categorized as separate diagnostic disorder in 1979, since then it has been found that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is most effective in combatting bulimic behaviours (Mitchell, et al., 2002).…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa Killer

    much. The most prevalent types of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, binge eating, and bulimia nervosa Eating disorders are usually caused by the distorted image of one 's body, they see themselves as overweight and not like the perfect super model. There 's a variety of eating disorders, for example Anorexia is a huge fear of weight gain and those people are clearly way to underweight.Binge eating disorders consumptions of large amounts of food. They have a strong shame of what they…

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  • What Is Bulimia Nervosa?

    Bulimia Nervosa is a serious eating disorder which involves the binging of food and rapid ejection of the food. This issue needs to be investigated due to the serious health issues which can result from long term bulimia which is left untreated. If the seriousness of bulimia isn’t brought to the attention of society, young people will not be educated on these negative health effects of this mental disorder. Bulimia Nervosa is an often unidentifiable mental disorder which usually targets young…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa Summary

    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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  • Bulimia Nervosa Model

    Television has become popular for children to be watching over the years that eating disorders have become more common in young children. A lot of children claim they have been bullied for their weight or imperfections in school, which lead to their current disorders. In the Hollywood world, an overweight person is often viewed as the comic relief where as the hero in the movie will be skinny and typically muscular. Melissa McCarthy and Rebel Wilson are two very well known overweight movie stars…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa Case Study

    Bulimia nervosa is often related to anorexia nervosa, but the diagnostic criteria to BN according to the DSM-V is quite different. Bulimia nervosa is diagnosed by recurrent episodes of binge eating (eating in a discrete period of time –any 2 hour period – an amount of food that is larger than most people would eat in a similar period of time under similar circumstances) plus a sense of lack of self-control during the binge episode; inappropriate compensatory behaviors as a response to the binge…

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