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Management of bulimia nervosa and other binge eating problems

  • Zafra Cooper and Christopher G. Fairburn

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Binge eating occurs across the entire range of eating disorders. It is required for a diagnosis of bulimia nervosa but it is also seen in some cases of anorexia nervosa and in many cases of eating disorder not otherwise specified (usually referred to as eating disorder NOS or atypical eating disorder). This article focuses on the management of those eating disorders in which binge eating is a prominent feature.

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Corresponding author

Dr Zafra Cooper, Oxford University, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK. Email: credo@medsci.ox.ac.uk

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This article revisits a topic on which Christopher Fairburn first wrote for Advances 12 years ago (Fairburn CG (1996) Management of bulimia nervosa and other binge eating problems. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment; 3: 2–8). The 1996 article may be viewed without charge on our website (http://apt.rcpsych.org).

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None.

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  • Zafra Cooper and Christopher G. Fairburn

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