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Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 2002,44(1),79-81 ATYPICAL BULIMIA NERVOSA: A CASE REPORT

By D. N. Mendhekar, Deepak Gupta, R. C. Jiloha and Aneesh Baweja

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This report describes a case of bulimia nervosa presenting with atypical features and her treatment response to SSRIs. Key words: Eating Disorders, Bulimia Nervosa, SSRIs Patients with eating disorders display a broad range of symptoms that frequently occur along a continuum between those of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Weight preoccupation and excessive self-evaluation of weight and shape are primary symptoms in both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, and many patients demonstrate a mixture of both anorexic and bulimic behaviors (Buliketal., 1997) Atypical patients- who deny fear of weight gain, appraise their bodies as malnourished, an

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