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Bulimia (cont.)

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Author: Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: David P Parker, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Editors: Marian Gambrell, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital.

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American Psychiatric Association. Treatment of patients with eating disorders, third edition. Practice Guidelines, the American Psychiatric Association 2006, May.

Austin, S.B., J. Kim, J. Wiecha, et al. "School-based overweight preventive intervention lowers incidence of disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls." Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine 161.9 (2007): 865-869.

Cohen, S.B. "Media exposure and the subsequent effects on body dissatisfaction, disordered eating and drive for thinness: A review of the current research." Mind Matters: The Wesleyan Journal of Psychology 1 (2006): 57-71.

Franko, D.L., M.A. Blais, A.E. Becker, et al. "Pregnancy complications and neonatal outcomes in women With eating disorders." American Journal of Psychiatry 158 (2001): 1461-1466.

Guez, J., R. Lev-Wiesel, S. Valetsky, et al. "Self-figure drawings in women with anorexia; bulimia; overweight; and normal weight: A possible tool for assessment." The Arts in Psychotherapy 37.5 (2010): 400.

Holm-Denoma, J.M., and B.L. Hankin. "Perceived physical appearance mediates the rumination and bulimic symptom link in adolescent girls." Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 39.4 Jan. 2010: 537-544.

Kinzl, J.F., and W. Biebl. "Are eating disorders addictions?" Neuropsychiatry 24.3 (2010): 200-208.


Last Editorial Review: 1/12/2012

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