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Unformatted text preview: B. Compensating for the bingeing by repeating inappropriate behaviors such as vomiting, abusing medications to rid oneself of food, fasting, or excessive exercise. C. The bingeing and compensation occurs on average for at least twice per week for 3 months. D. Evaluating oneself primarily by body image and weight. E. The behavior does not occur only during episodes of anorexia nervosa. Two Types: Purging Type : during the bulimic episode, there is self-induced vomiting and/or misuse of medications. Nonpurging Type: during the bulimic episode, there are other inappropriate compensatory behaviors than purging such as fasting or exercising excessively. References DSM-IV & DSM-IV-TR Anorexia Nervosa. Retrieved September 11, 2011 from www.behavenet.com DSM-IV & DSM-IV-TR Bulimia Nervosa. Retrieved September 11, 2011 from www.behavenet.com...
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- Spring '11
- Bulimia nervosa, DSM-IV-TR Anorexia Nervosa, Anorexia Ne rvosa