What is Bulimia Nervosa?

In her video on bulimia nervosa, Kati Morton provides an overview of the disorder, including its symptoms, causes, and treatment options. She notes that bulimia nervosa is a serious eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by purging behaviours, such as self-induced vomiting, laxative abuse, or excessive exercise.
Kati explains that bulimia nervosa often develops as a way of coping with negative emotions and stress, and may be influenced by genetic, psychological, and environmental factors. She emphasizes that bulimia nervosa can have serious physical and psychological consequences, including electrolyte imbalances, dental problems, and depression.

Kati also discusses several treatment options for bulimia nervosa, including therapy, medication, and nutritional counseling. She stresses the importance of seeking professional help for the disorder, as it can be difficult to recover from without appropriate support.

Overall, Kati’s video provides a comprehensive and informative overview of bulimia nervosa, highlighting its causes, symptoms, and treatment options in a clear and accessible way.

Further info:
HSE Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa
Jon Hopkins “What is bulimia?”
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