General Information

The following information was developed in response to questions and concerns voiced by patients and families affected by bulimia nervosa and clinicians treating bulimia nervosa. Patients seeking treatment for bulimia nervosa may also find this Web site useful.

Who develops
bulimia nervosa?

What is
bulimia nervosa?

Can bulimia nervosa
be prevented?

What are the complications
of bulimia nervosa?

Consumer summary: How well do treatments work?

What treatments are used
for bulimia nervosa?

Types of treatment settings
and levels of care

Guidelines and position statements related to eating disorders

How to find a suitable
treatment setting