Some bulimic women resort to plastic surgery in an attempt to make their bodies more acceptable. The surgery serves the function of changing the appearance of the body, thus temporarily diminishing the underlying depression. This may precipitate a transient remission of bulimic symptoms.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Journal of Eating Disorders|
|State||Published - Jul 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health