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Bulimia Nervosa

Bolanle Soyombo Cox AP Lit A2 April 18, 2012 Bulimia Nervosa: Argument Although bulimia nervosa can be treated in multiple fashions, there is a specific treatment that is proven to be the most effective in not only bulimia nervosa, but also other anxiety related disorders. This effective treatment is an specific form of short term psychotherapy. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is productive in both reducing the amount of times one may purge in a day and diminishing the entire disorder altogether;...

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Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa is an illness in which a person binges on food or has frequent episodes of overeating and feels a loss of control. In result the person uses different methods, such as vomiting or laxatives to prevent weight gain. Many people with bulimia also have anorexia nervosa. A bulimic person can consume as much as 3,400 calories in about an hour, and as much as 20,000 calories in eight hours. People with bulimia know they have a problem and are afraid of their lack of ability to stop eating...

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Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia nervosa is defined as two or more episodes of binge eating (rapid consumption of a large amount of food, up to 5,000 calories) every week for at least three months. The binges are sometimes followed by vomiting or purging and may alternate with compulsive exercise and fasting. The symptoms can develop at any age from early adolescence to 40, but usually become clinically serious in late adolescence. Bulimia is not as dangerous to health as anorexia, but it has many unpleasant physical...

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Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa [also known as Bulimia] is a very serious and dangerous eating disorder. The disorder can be describe as bingeing and then followed by purging or a person who eats a large amount of food in short periods of time and then vomits after eating to prevent on gaining the weight cause by the food. There is different ways of going about ways to prevent the weight gain, making oneself throw up, taking pills, or laxatives which will increase how fast the food will move through your body, exercising...

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Bulimia and Lady Diana

BULIMIA NERVOSA AND LADY DIANA Dated: 20th Oct, 2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY IV I. INTRODUCTION 1 Background Statement of the Problem Purpose of the study II. DESCRIPTION 2 III. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 7 Conclusions Recommendations BIBLIOGRAPHY 8 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS FIGURES 1. CAUSES OF BULIMIA NERVOSA 3 2. LADY DIANA 4 SUMMARY Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder found mostly aiming...

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Bulimia Nervosa vs. Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa vs. Anorexia Nervosa Jessica ENG 121 Instructor James Lange June 5, 2012 Bulimia Nervosa vs. Anorexia Nervosa “Going to extremes is what sets eating disorders apart from the occasional binge or even yo-yo dieting” (Suszynski, 2010) There are many disorders that can be detained in the human body. One of the most common disorders in the U.S.A is eating disorders. Two of the most common eating disorders are Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa. In spite of these two having...

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Bulimia Nervosa Research Paper

For my disability research paper I am choosing to write on Bulimia Nervosa which is the act of binge eating then proceeding to vomit it all out. Bulimia nervosa affects 1-2% of adolescent and young adult women. There were several factors that contributed to the choice. I am interested in learning more about it and why many young people, majority of young ladies, fall into this category and have this disorder. Unfortunately, I feel that this disorder can be a trend at times. I chose this disorder...

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Eating Disorders: Bulimia Nervosa and Anorexia Nervosa

Eating disorders: Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa Eating disorders are the new diseases that emerge in the last 20 years. People who have eating disorders often have an abnormal eating habit that affects their physical and mental health. Eating disorders attacks female more frequently. And most of the sufferers are between 12 to 25 years old. In general, people who are clever, charming, conscientious, and hardworking are more likely to develop eating disorders. Many factors can lead to eating...

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Anorexia vs Bulimia nervosa

What are similarities and differences between Bulimia and Anorexia nervosa? There has always been a discussion between professionals whether bulimia is worse than anorexia or vice versa. They both are mental disorders in which people have the need to starve themselves. In other words, they feel that there is only a way to be thin: by removing all the food eaten through vomiting or in anorexia’s case they don’t eat anything and still provoke vomiting (Fuentes, 2004). These are two types of eating...

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Bulimia and Anorexia: A Growing Epidemic in America

Bulimia and anorexia is a growing epidemic in America. Bulimia and Anorexia can start at any age, but is most common between the ages of 11-17 years old. Of all the individuals that experience this illness only 50% of all of them are ever cured, and another 6% that suffer from this horrible illness will experience death. This illness has become very deadly to our young adults. Bulimia and anorexia can cause a distorted image in a persons mind because they truly believe they are overweight. ...

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