Gender Ethnicracial And Life Span Considerations

Anorexia nervosa generally occurs in adolescent females between the ages of 12 and 18, usually before the onset of puberty. Onset that occurs prior to age 11 is associated with a poor prognosis. It is a condition that is found in industrialized countries, but at lower rates internationally than in the United States. It rarely occurs in black/African American females and in males. Approximately 1% of women and adolescent girls in the United States may have an eating disorder such as anorexia and bulimia.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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