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Definition

Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder subtype characterized by episodic binge eating followed by feelings of guilt, depression, and self-condemnation. It is often associated with measures taken to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting, the use of laxatives, dieting, or fasting.

Keywords

Public Health Weight Gain Social Policy Eating Disorder Binge Eating 
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