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23 Jul 2008

Bulimia
I posted a question about Bulimia a couple of months ago... You all showed good support which i appreciated! I' m back to tell you all that she is struggling with Bulimia and she still hasnt seen a profesional to help her. She is also adiment that she can cure it herself. But she only stops for about 10 to 12 days and then she goes back to vomiting. I dont know what to do anymore! She understands EVERYTHING! All the bad things that is happening to her and she is also already having pains in her heart! But knowing she must stop and all the bad things she still want to do it herself and not profesionally... HELP ME PLEASE!!!
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Sadly, the people who are most adamant that they can "cure" things themselves are usually those least able to do so. Without proper professional help she will NOT be able to permanently stop these dangerous bad habits herself. Unless a local doctor is convinced that she is a significant danger to herself, and is prepared to invoke the relevant mental health laws to arrange for her compulsory admission to hospital for treatment, there may be nothing that can be done until she either recognizes that she needs help and seeks it voluntarily, or until she collapses medically ans is too weak to resist a hospital admission.
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