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Descriptor English:   Bulimia Nervosa 
Descriptor Spanish:   Bulimia Nerviosa 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Bulimia Nervosa 
Synonyms English:   Nervosa, Bulimia  
Tree Number:   F03.400.250
Definition English:   An eating disorder that is characterized by a cycle of binge eating (BULIMIA or bingeing) followed by inappropriate acts (purging) to avert weight gain. Purging methods often include self-induced VOMITING, use of LAXATIVES or DIURETICS, excessive exercise, and FASTING. 
Indexing Annotation English:   BULIMIA is also available
See Related English:   Bulimia
 
History Note English:   2006; use BULIMIA 1987-2005, use HYPERPHAGIA 1981-1986 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VI virology  
Record Number:   51232 
Unique Identifier:   D052018 

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