Bulimia Nervosa

Medical Complications of Bulimia Nervosa and Their Treatments

International Journal of Eating Disorders
By Philip S. Mehler, MD, FACP, FAED, CEDS

Abstract

Objective: To present a cogent and practical review of the medical complications and their treatment in patients with bulimia nervosa.

Method: Thorough review of the medical literature from 1990 to current in regards to the medical complications of bulimia nervosa and the therapeutic intervention that are effective to treat them.

Results: Extensive and detailed review of the medical complications of bulimia nervosa.

 

Written by

Philip S. Mehler, MD, FACP, FAED, CEDS

Dr. Philip S. Mehler began his career at Denver Health more than 35 years ago and was formerly its Chief of Internal Medicine and then Denver Health’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) until he was promoted…

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