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bulimia in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbulimiabu‧lim‧i‧a /bjuːˈlɪmiə, bʊ-, -ˈliː-/ noun [uncountable]  MIan illness in which a person cannot stop themselves from eating too much, and then vomits in order to control their weightbulimic adjective
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bulimiaThe higher figures came for such easy-to-call labels as bulimia and alcohol and drug dependence.Last month, the agency gave Lilly a preliminary approval to market it for bulimia.Unlike anorexia nervosa, bulimia survives by disguise.We added one further session to summarise useful devices for coping with and overcoming bulimia.But on their return, Diana is already starting to look thin with evidence of what we now know was bulimia.Often women with bulimia repeat past patterns of behaviour in current relationships.