The diagnostic criteria for Bulimia

"Rebecca Leonard rejects petname Bulimia"

Rebecca=Recurrent episodes of binge eating.

Leonard=Lack of control during binging.

Rejects=Regular use of mechanisms to overcome the fattening effects of binging (e.g vomit-induction,laxatives and vigorous exercises).

Petname=Persistent over-concern with bodyweight.

Bulimia=Bodyweight higher than that required for the diagnosis of anorexia

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