Given that bulimia nervosa has only recently been described, there has been a remarkable amount of research on its treatment. Over 50 randomized controlled trials have been completed/57) Although almost all these studies have been 'efficacy' rather than 'effectiveness' studies, there are reasons to think that their findings are of direct relevance to routine patient care not least because the patients studied have been similar to those seen in clinical practice. (58) Nevertheless, there is a definite need for effectiveness research particularly now that main treatment options are clear.

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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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