Lying and compulsive behaviors tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors a person struggling with struggling compulsions can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
Bulimia Nervosa, like other eating disorders, requires support and resources that deal with the underlying body image issues and addictive behaviors. You can find tips and resources for yourself or a loved in to reach recovery in our articles and the staff at Center For Growth.
Medical Complications Associated with Bulimia Nervosa: remember always talk to your medical doctor if you or someone in your care has Bulimia Nervosa. Make sure the doctor is informed about the eating disorders. If the continue reading
Bulimia Nervosa is a Psychological disorder characterized by preoccupation with body image and binge eating followed by some type of purging (e.g. laxative abuse, vomiting) in an attempt to compensate for the binge.
How common is Bulimia Nervosa? Bulimia affects 1% to 4% of the population. It is more common than Anorexia but usually more difficult for friends and family to detect. Approximately 1% to 3% continue reading
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