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Bulimia Nervosa MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bulimia Nervosa
Tree Number(s)
F03.400.250
Unique ID
D052018
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052018
Annotation
BULIMIA is also available
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WM 175
Previous Indexing
Bulimia (1986-2005)
Hyperphagia (1981-1986)
See Also
Bulimia
Public MeSH Note
2006; see BULIMIA 1987-2005, use HYPERPHAGIA 1981-1986
History Note
2006; use BULIMIA 1987-2005, use HYPERPHAGIA 1981-1986
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2016/06/02
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