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Compact Research: Diseases & Disorders:Bulimia

Bulimia - eBook

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ISBN: 978-1-60152-503-1
Format: eBook
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Author: Peggy Parks
Publication Date: 2013
Number of Pages: 96
Dewey Code: 616.85
Interest Grade Level: 7-12

Bulimia is an eating disorder whose primary characteristic is bingeing on unusually large amounts of food, and then attempting to rid the body of calories by self-induced vomiting, abuse of laxatives, and/or other methods of purging. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations this title examines: What Is Bulimia? What Causes Bulimia? What Are the Risks of Bulimia? and Can People Overcome Bulimia?