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What Exactly is Bulimia Nervosa?

WatchMojo.com brings Dr. Howard Steiger to explain the various symptoms and reasons for bulimia nervosa. There are a number of issues that encompass bulimia, which include body image, binging, purging and our innate reward centers; as well as further impressed upon us through a society that is obsessed with being thin. The presentation helps to clarify the often complicated physical, psychological and social situations that bring women, men and children into the phases of bulimia nervosa; as well as the stigma and shame that people feel who are suffering from this disorder. In recent years, the number of children in their teens that have adopted bulimic has been on the rise, so parents may wish to view the video to assist in stopping a problem before it gets out of control.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4OIL4bkoJ8

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