Chapter 14

Bulimarexia: Intervention Strategies and Outcome Considerations

William C. White, Jr.

This chapter is written primarily for the professional. It is intended as a brief synopsis of the work we have undertaken during the past eight years with hundreds of women who characteristically consume inordinate quantities of food over short intervals of time and later rid themselves of the dreaded calories via self-induced vomiting, laxatives, or extreme fasting.*

Throughout the course of our applied clinical research and treatment of the bulimarexic, we have encouraged professionals interested in our work to join us directly in the treatment process. To date, nearly 100 therapists (i.e., psychologists, social workers, physicians, nutritionists, ...

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