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Bulimia Nervosa

"Bulimia Nervosa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An eating disorder that is characterized by a cycle of binge eating (BULIMIA or bingeing) followed by inappropriate acts (purging) to avert weight gain. Purging methods often include self-induced VOMITING, use of LAXATIVES or DIURETICS, excessive exercise, and FASTING.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bulimia Nervosa" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bulimia Nervosa" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 98 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2007 and 2010
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