Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa is characterized by eating large amounts of food in a way that feels out of control. The binge is followed by some form of purging designed to prevent weight gain. The self-evaluation of the person is influenced by the individual’s body shape and weight.

Symptoms and Behaviors Related to Bulimia Nervosa:


  • Feeling out of control during the eating episode
  • Self-induced vomiting
  • Fasting
  • Excessive exercise
  • Diuretic, emetic and/or laxative abuse
  • Eating secretly
  • Hiding/hoarding food