What you will learn

  • 1

    What is Bulimia Nervosa?

    • Introduction

    • Core symptoms

    • Clinical presentation

    • How common is bulimia nervosa?

    • Measurement

    • The SCOFF Questionnaire (pdf version)

    • Eating Disorder Severity Rating Scale (pdf version)

  • 2

    Why bulimia?

    • Introduction

    • Rate causes of Bulimia

    • Attentional bias

    • Flexibility - compulsivity

    • Impulsivity

    • Interoceptive awareness

    • Perceptual & conceptual distortions

    • Genetics

    • Brain connectivity & bulimia

    • Neural networks and bulimia

  • 3

    Effective treatment of bulimia

    • Introduction

    • Rate treatments for Bulimia

    • Medical Treatments: Repetitive transcutaneous magnetic stimulation (rTMS)

    • Pharmacological Treatment: Antiepileptics & antidepressants

    • Psychotherapy: CBT, CBT-e, & self help CBT

    • Behavioural weight loss

    • Alternative therapies: Groups including Overeaters Anonymous

  • 4

    Summary

    • Going forward

    • References