A. Unlike anorexia patients, bulimic patients tend to be at or above their expected weight for age. Bulimic patients tend to be ashamed of their behavior and often hide it from their families and physicians.
C. Purging can be associated with poor dentition (consequence of acidic vomitus on teeth). Electrolyte abnormalities (hypokalemia), dehydration, and various degrees of starvation can occur. Menstrual abnormalities are frequent.
D. Prognosis is generally better than for anorexia nervosa, and death rarely occurs in bulimia.
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