Owens has spoken before about his struggles, appearing on the Panorama documentary exploring eating disorders last year - around the same time as he revealed that he had struggled with bulimia
while refereeing in Argentina last summer.
They reveal how the 19-year-old used bulimia
to take control of her life before her marriage in 1981.
It was then the couple began to research bulimia
As a recognized eating disorder, bulimia
is listed in the mental health professional's DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders).
Third, brain dopamine could be a treatment target in bulimia
nervosa using specific medication that targets those abnormalities.
nervosa, as it's properly known, is a sister illness to anorexia nervosa but unlike anorexia it doesn't have obvious effects.
They studied the functional activity in neural circuits that subserve self-regulatory control in women with bulimia
Participants were classified as having bulimia
nervosa (BN) ([greater than or equal to] weekly binge eating and purging), binge eating disorder (BED) ([greater than or equal to] weekly binge eating, infrequent purging), purging disorder (PD) ([greater than or equal to] weekly purging, infrequent binge eating), other EDNOS (binge eating and/or purging monthly), or nondisordered.
In this book for professionals, cognitive therapists Zweig and Leahy present a 20-session treatment plan for working with clients with bulimia
nervosa and binge-eating disorder.
Bilateral parotid enlargement as a consequence of bulimia
nervosa has been well documented in the literature (1-4) Although the exact mechanism is not well understood, several hypotheses exist.
WOMEN with a history of anorexia or bulimia
may take longer to get pregnant, according to new research.
A study of more than 11,000 women in the UK found 39.5 per cent of those with a history of anorexia and bulimia
took longer than six months to conceive, compared to 25 per cent of women in the population.