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    Treating Behaviors Associated with Bulimia Nervosa

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    7 pages. This paper will explain the use of cognitive behavior therapy in the treatment of Bulimia Nervosa. Subject is a fifteen year old female. Included are the goals of treatment, the treatment objectives, and the methodology used in the treatment of the disease of Bulimia Nervosa. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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    JGAcogbt2.rtf Treating Behaviors Associated with Bulimia Nervosa Research Compiled for Enterprises Inc. 10/2001 to Use  This Paper Properly, INTRODUCTION This paper will explain the use of cognitive behavior therapy in the treatment of Bulimia Nervosa. Subject is a fifteen year  old female. Included are the goals of treatment, the treatment objectives, and the methodology used in the treatment of the disease of Bulimia Nervosa. ABOUT BULIMIA This disease  of systematically bingeing and purging normally begins in young people around the age of puberty and results in extreme weight loss, usually at least fifteen percent below the individuals normal  body weight. While many people with the disease actually look emaciated, they are convinced they are still overweight. In extreme cases these people must be hospitalized as a  means by which to prevent further weight loss and eventual starvation. This is only the beginning of a treatment program that can take many months of dedication and support.  TREATMENT OF CHOICE Treatment for eating disorders includes cognitive-behavioral therapy, which instructs people in the right way to modify and control their consumption, in addition to helping them to  better deal with troublesome situations. There is no question that one theory does not fit all in the overall discipline of psychology.  It is essential to employ a number of theories in order to address the various issues that exist; without such diversity, it would be quite difficult to effectively heal  the afflicted. In this particular case it was determined that cognitive behavior therapy would best serve the interests of this particular client. This choice of treatment was made 

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