- Eating Disorders Pictures Slideshow
- Patient Comments: Bulimia - Describe Your Experience
- Patient Comments: Bulimia - Treatment
- Patient Comments: Bulimia - Complications
- Find a local Psychiatrist in your town
- Bulimia nervosa facts
- What is bulimia?
- What are causes and risk factors for bulimia?
- What are symptoms and signs of bulimia?
- How do physicians diagnose bulimia?
- What is the treatment for bulimia?
- What are complications of bulimia?
- What is the prognosis for bulimia?
- Is it possible to prevent bulimia?
- Where can one find more information about bulimia?
- Are there support groups for people with bulimia?
Quick GuideEating Disorders Pictures Slideshow: Understanding Binge Eating, Anorexia and Bulimia
Are there support groups for people with bulimia?
B.E.A.T.-Beating Eating Disorders Support Groups
Daily Strength Eating Disorders Support Group
Eating Disorders Anonymous Online Meeting
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders
750 E Diehl Road #127
Naperville, IL 60563
National Association for Males With Eating
Disorders-Online Support Groups
National Eating Disorders Association
165 West 46th Street, Suite 402
New York, NY 10036
Medically reviewed by Marina Katz, MD; American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
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