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30 What Is Bulimia? “ A person with bulimia feels he or she cannot control the amount of food eaten. ” —Office on Women’s Health, “Bulimia Nervosa,” March 29, 2010. gov. The Office on Women’s Health is an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services. “ People with bulimia . . often fear gaining weight, want desperately to lose weight, and are intensely unhappy with their body size and shape. ” —National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), “Get Information: Bulimia Nervosa,” 2012.

Bulimia can result in a sore throat, worn-away tooth enamel, acid reflux, and heart attacks. ” —American Psychological Association, “Eating Disorders,” October 2011. org. The American Psychological Association is a scientific and professional organization that represents the field of psychology in the United States. “ Women who have stopped having periods because of bulimia will be unable to become pregnant. ” —University of Maryland Medical Center, “Bulimia Nervosa,” September 11, 2010. edu.

After extensive interviews with adolescent girls, Becker found that higher exposure to media content through contact with peers was linked to a 60 percent increase in a girl’s chances of developing an eating disorder such as bulimia. “Our study showed the strength of social network exposure to the risk for eating disorder symptoms,” says Becker, “and it is particularly concerning to see a small scale indigent population undergoing a rapid social change when exposed to a western-produced risk. ”44 A Perplexing Condition As much as scientists have learned about bulimia, they still have many questions about why it develops.

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