Abstract of main article: Describe the use of laxatives and diuretics to reduce weight. This practice is not recommended.

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"Diuretics and Laxative Weight Loss"

  1. Fabio Piccini, doctor and Jungian psychotherapist, in charge of the "Centre for Eating Disorders Therapy" at "Malatesta Novello" nursing home in Cesena. Works privately in Rimini and Chiavari. E-mail:
  2. Daniela Bavestrello, psychologist and psychotherapist with psychodynamic training. Contract professor of Groups’ Dynamics in the University of Bologna. Is jointly responsible for the Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Services at "Malatesta Novello" nursing home in Cesena. She works privately in Rimini and Chiavari. Writes for "Donna Moderna" and "Starbene" magazines.
    E-mail: daniela.bavestrello@iol.it
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