Anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type

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What is anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type?

Anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type is an eating disorder. General characteristics include an unwillingness to maintain a body weight that is expected for age and height, strict restriction of food intake, and regular binge eating and/or purging behaviors.

Common symptoms reported by people with anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (2) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Essential Oils)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Depression Skills Group Therapy)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
anxious mood apathy 5 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (2) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
calming sleepiness 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
drowsiness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Essential Oils)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
difficulty falling asleep hypomania 1 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Depression Skills Group Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 19
30s 12
40s 7
50s 7
60s 3
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 20
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 47

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 22
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from anorexia nervosa binge eating purging type patients who have completed their condition history
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