101839: The Prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Outpatients with Bulimia Nervosa

Volume 44, Issue 7

About the Course:

This study examined the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in patients with bulimia nervosa (BN), and the relationship between these disorders.


Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders

Publication Date:

November 2011


Hannah DeJong, BA; Sarah Perkins, DClinPsy; Miriam Grover, MSc; Ulrike Schmidt, MD, PhD

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for healthcare professionals working in eating disorder or gastroenterology services, and who seek knowledge about the relationships between eating disorder symptoms and common functional gastrointestinal disorders. It is also suitable for general practitioners who may see patients with either eating disorder symptoms or gastrointestinal complaints.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in outpatients with bulimia nervosa.

  2. Identify the symptoms of IBS, as defined by the Manning criteria.

  3. Categorize relationships between gastrointestinal symptoms and eating disorders.

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