Essay Archive - Bulimia
Bulimia is an eating disorder marked by consumption of large quantities of food at one sitting, followed by induced vomiting of taking laxatives to get rid of the body food. It usually affects young women, especially adolescents, but is observed in older women and men also. People with bulimia are often obsessed with food and self gratification, and the disorder frequently accompanies Anorexia Nervosa.
Such behavior stems from psychological difficulties involving a compulsive desire for perfection, poor self-image, and stressful familt relations....