Compensatory behaviors refer to behaviors shown by persons suffering from Bulimia nervosa to prevent weight gain following a binge episode . Compensatory behaviors include self -induced vomiting, fasting, exercising, and the misuse of diuretics, laxatives, enemas, or diet pills. Please see also Purging .

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