Recurrent binge eating episodes with rapid consumption of large amounts of food in discrete periods of time...
Presence of binge or purge behavior
Actual and desired weights, minimum and maximum weights
Use of laxatives, diuretics, di...
Decrease the binge–purge behavior
Improve attitudes about eating
Lessen preoccupation with food and weight
Fluoxetine (Prozac®), sertraline (Zoloft®), desipramine (Norp...
Encourage routine meals and snacks.
Reduction in binge and purge episodes may take time.
Behavioral and thought disorders associated with bulimia nervosa may be of ...
American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 5th ed. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association; 2013. [View Abstract on OvidInsig...
307.51 Bulimia nervosa
F50.2 Bulimia nervosa
F50.9 Eating disorder, unspecified
78004001 Bulimia nervosa (disorder)
32721004 Bulimia nervosa, purging type
Q: How do I determine if a patient has anorexia with vomiting or bulimia?
A: The key feature of anorexia nervosa that distinguishes it from bulimia nervosa is the degree of malnutrition and presenc...
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