Epidemiology and demographics

Epidemiological data are quite limited. (1D The limited data available would suggest that the disorder is at least 10 per cent as common as autism; (69> Burd et al.(79 suggested a comparable prevalence rate of 1 in 100 000.

Initial cases seemed to be equally distributed between males and females, but it now seems likely that cases of Rett's syndrome may have been included in early case series. Recent reviews have noted a preponderance of males. (H>

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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