From Disordered Eating to Addiction: the "Food Drug" in Bulimia Nervosa.

Umberg, Erin.

2011

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  • Abstract: The high prevalence of substance abuse in individuals with Bulimia Nervosa (BN) and the pervasive symptom substitution in many types of drug addiction suggest that a number of substances--including food--can impair an individual's self-control, even in the presence of negative consequences. Nonetheless, the neurobiological similarities between BN and drug addiction are not clearly establ... read more
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