1. Negative view of self
a. low self-esteem
b. shame and hiding behavior
c. Feel out of control (obsession with food)
a. Quantity of food and duration of binge various
b. Sense of lack of control
i. becomes numb, "into trance" when eating
c. Negative feelings following the binge
i. feel emotionally and physically uncomfortable, intense feeling of self loathing
d. Can last 50mins -8 hours 1,000-60,000 calories
a. Method and frequency varies
i. some will purge a few times per a months, others 20 times per a day. Some will purge and continue to binge.
ii. Cycle: Reduction of anxiety with binge-> shame -> immediate relief from purge-> shame
iii. Bine and purge serves as negative reinforcements
b.secret and maladaptive method of eating control
a. anemia, rupture of heart, electrolyte imbalance -> (leads to weakness, paralysis, irregular heart beat, GI disease, kidney problems) fertility difficulties, chronic sore throat, and vomiting blood, salivary glands swollen, irregular period, stomach cramps, constipation, cavities, acne.
b. the longer the person has had bulimia nervosa the greater chance they person will develop more serious medical complication as the rupturing heart...
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