don mega (punkisdead) wrote in ed_ucate,
don mega

Part 1

--Age: 20

--Gender: Female

--How I found my way here: Another livejournal community I belong to

--Questions/comments/concerns: I really want a more objective and informed way to learn about eating disorders in order to make recovery more plausible.

Part 2 (disordered members only)

--ED: Bulimia Nervosa

--Diagnosed/Self-diagnosed?: previously diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa, then Bulimia Nervosa, I am concerned that I have "Bulimirexia"

[ ] Is your bmi less than 17.5?
[x] If your bmi is over 17.5, have you been medically diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at your current weight?
[x] Are you terrified of gaining weight or getting fat?
[x] Does your weight/size/shape influence how you feel about yourself?
[ ] Have you missed your period for the past three months?

[x] Restricting type - do you regularly restrict without binging or purging?
[x] Binge/purging type - do you regularly binge or purge or both?
I cycle.

‡ Bulimia Nervosa

[x] Do you eat more food in a binge than most people would eat in the same amount of time?
[x] Do you lose control during the binge episode?
[x] Have you binged and compensated(purge/lax/fast/excessive exercise) at least twice a week, every week, for three months?
[x] Is your self-worth based on how you look or weigh?

[x] Purging type - does your compensation regularly involve vomiting, laxative abuse, diuretics, or enemas?
[x] Non-purging type - does your compensation regularly involve excessive exercising or fasting?

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