Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bulimia Risk Factors

Risk factors for bulimia include:

  • High expectations for success
  • High stress
  • Impulsive personality
  • Low self-esteem

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Bulimia References
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