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La BOULIMIE / BULIMIA

 

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(Updated on 23/02/2013)

 


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VOCABULARY :

  • bulimia (merriam-webster.com)
    "1 : an abnormal and constant craving for food
    2 : a serious eating disorder that occurs chiefly in females, is characterized by compulsive overeating usually followed by self-induced vomiting or laxative or diuretic abuse, and is often accompanied by guilt and depression -called also bulimia nervosa"

    BULIMIC (adjective or noun)

 

 

FACTS :

  • Bulimia nervosa (Wikipedia)
    It "is an eating disorder in which the subject engages in recurrent binge eating followed by feelings of guilt, depression, and self-condemnation.
    The sufferer will then engage in compensatory behaviors to make up for the excessive eating, which are referred to as "purging".
    Purging can take the form of vomiting, fasting, the use of laxatives, enemas, diuretics or other medications, or overexercising."
    1 Diagnosis 2 Cyclic patterns 3 Types 4 Causes 5 Consequences 6 Related psychological disorders 7 See also 8 References
  • Bulimia nervosa (Wikipedia)
    It "is a cyclical and recurring pattern of binge eating (uncontrolled bursts of overeating) followed by guilt, self-recrimination and overcompensatory behaviour such as crash dieting, overexercising and purging to compensate for the excessive caloric intake..."

 

 

 

 

 

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  • You can't put a face on an eating disorder, but you can face them. (No link)