Bulimia

New Treatment For Bulimia Focuses On Recording Negative Emotions

When it comes to bulimia, a new treatment has shown promise in early trials. Different than more traditional bulimia therapy, which focuses on developing a better body image and managing caloric intake appropriately, the new treatment is centered around a simple idea: learn to identify negative feelings that lead up to bulimic behaviors. Integrative Cognitive-Affective …

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Bulimia And Depression May Predict Risk For Diabetes

Researchers have long speculated that certain mental health conditions might be linked to diabetes – and now they have evidence of this connection. A study from the University of Gronigen in the Netherlands found that depression, along with impulse disorders like binge eating disorder and bulimia, can indeed predict risk for developing the health problems …

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Bulimia Linked To Behavior Control

Researchers are not certain if it is good news or bad news for individuals, who suffer from bulimia to know that bulimia is linked to the area of the brain that controls behavior. Many times when a person suffers from a mental disorder such as bulimia they are prescribed anti-depressants or anti-psychotic medications. In certain …

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One Man Blogs About His Struggles With Bulimia

One man opens up and starts a blog to share his story about overcoming bulimia: “Angelo Henderson never thought taking the “easy way out” would result in his teeth chipping away and hair coming out in clumps. He thought forcing himself to throw up after eating for 12 years — a condition known as bulimia …

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The Holidays Can Be A Trigger For Bulimia

First, let us look at what bulimia is “clinically defined as those who binge and purge twice a week for three months, often will suffer from episodes triggered by the food spreads, usually in combination with other factors, according to Dr. Tim Brewerton, a Mount Pleasant-based psychiatrist who specializes in eating disorders.” Contributing Factors During …

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