edith pysch 6 - Bulimia Bulimia Symptoms

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Bulimia Bulimia      Symptoms o      Frequent, re-current episodes of binge-purge      Usually over 2000 calories/binge      Purge by vomiting, laxatives, diuretics and excessive  exercise      Binging feels out of control      Obsessed with weight and figure      Aware of problem:      Binge causes guilt; purging relieves it      Other Features o      Depression and low self-esteem are common o      More involvement in dating relationships than anorexics o      Serious medical problems from vomiting      Tooth disintegration      Stomach, kidney, heart damage      Damage to esophagus o      May be slightly overweight      Causes o      Similar societal Factors as anorexia o      Low self worth, low self confidence o      Family Factors: Bruch      Unresponsive mothering> poor awareness of body 
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