Interventions for Bulimia
Allow the student to complete academics in settings where food is not present
If the setting is problematic (food odors or visibility of other students eating), allow work in a non-food setting (library).
Minimize opportunities for bulimic behaviors by having the student go to the bathroom before he/she eats, and remain in class after eating for sufficient time to digest food
Have the student go to the bathroom before eating and remain in class for one hour after eating or snack-time.
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Department of Psychiatry