Bulimia Symptoms And Treatments Of Bulimia

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“Bulimia” Have you ever looked at the cover of a magazine and seen a beautiful woman that just looked so thin, and thought “How in the world did she get that way?” Well like me I’m sure millions of girls have wondered the same thing. Many of them becoming self-conscious, what with our society placing so much emphasis on being thin in order to be attractive. But how thin is too thin? Many girls in this country use some kind of diet or exercise plan but, others take it too far. Bulimia is exactly what taking it to far means. Have you ever met someone who always leaves to go to the bathroom after they finish eating? Perhaps, when they were eating they eat way more then was necessary almost to the point of it being excessive. Maybe this person you know has anxiety, depression, or a poor body image. These are all signs that a person may have Bulimia. ("Bulimia Symptoms and Effects." Bulimia. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Oct. 2015.) Bulimia is a psychological disorder where a person alternates between bingeing and purging their food. Not to be confused with Anorexia which is another psychological disorder where an individual is so afraid of being “fat” that they eat an unhealthily low amount of food or just don’t eat at all. (Grison, Sarah, Todd F. Heatherton, and Michael S. Gazzaniga. "Chapter 10." Psychology in Your Life. N.p.: n.p., n.d. 354-55. Print.) Bulimia on the other hand starts off with an obsession with body image and diet. The individual will then begin a strict diet

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