Regional Eating Disorders Service
Public Service, Mental Health
Bulimia nervosa is a type of eating disorder characterised by eating large amounts of food in a short period of time (bingeing) followed by some sort of purging behaviour to prevent weight gain. Purging methods include self-induced vomiting, taking of laxatives, excessive exercise, fasting.
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