Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 183–202 | Cite as

Bulimia—Its dynamics and treatment: The case of an adolescent male

  • Leonore M. Foehrenbach
  • Robert C. Lane
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Abstract

Male bulimics are rare. Through the analysis of a case of an adolescent man, the causation of this eating disorder from the viewpoint of both nature and nurture is explored. How the pathology develops from defects in early object relationships is explained in detail. Treatment strategies and practical use of the information gleaned are fully elaborated. This is a pragmatic and helpful paper for clinicians on all levels.

Keywords

Public Health Treatment Strategy Social Psychology Eating Disorder Adolescent Male 

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  • Leonore M. Foehrenbach
  • Robert C. Lane

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