According to the National Eating Disorder Association, approximately 30 million Americans are living with an eating disorder. It’s estimated that 4.2 percent of these individuals have bulimia. Bulimia is a mental health condition in which someone experiences a repetitive cycle of compulsive binge eating and purging behaviors.
Assessing Your Risk of Bulimia Nervosa
While they cannot serve as official diagnoses, these self-assessments can help you evaluate your symptoms and better understand the likelihood that you have bulimia. If your results do indicate a high probability of bulimia nervosa, it’s crucial that you seek official diagnosis and treatment from a medical professional as soon as possible.