Category: Binge Eating Disorder

Life Transitions While Maintaining Recovery from Binge Eating Disorder

Woman using yoga therapy There is a wide range of eating disorder symptoms. Each disordered behavior can cause emotional and physical harm, including Binge Eating Disorder (BED). BED is an eating disorder characterized by a pattern of binging that occurs at least once a week for three months or more [1]. Binges are more significant than over-eating. Everyone eats [...]
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Emotion-Focused Therapy for BED

Woman holding a rose Binge eating disorder (BED) is the most prevalent of all eating disorders, affecting approximately 2.5 to 4.5 percent of females and 1.0 to 3.0 percent of males worldwide [1]. Primary symptoms of BED include recurring episodes of binge eating, feeling a loss of control during the binge, and not engaging in unhealthy, compensatory behaviors (purge [...]
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Eating, Anxiety, Depression, Thoughts and Binge Eating Disorder

African American Black Woman in Blue Sweater While experts know that binge eating disorder (BED) is a severe eating disorder characterized by episodes of binge eating (eating a large amount of food in a short period of time) followed by negative feelings and emotions, very little research has explored the underlying psychopathological elements causing these binge eating behaviors. In other words, the [...]
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Long Term & Short Term Consequences of Binge Eating Disorder

Girl lookinb behind her Concerned you or a loved one may have binge eating disorder (BED)? BED is a serious eating disorder that can have both short-term and long-term consequences on a person’s physical and psychological health. What is Binge Eating Disorder? BED is a severe, potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by recurring binge eating episodes. What is a [...]
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Feeling Out of Control in Eating

Girl lookinb behind her Feeling a loss of control over eating behaviors is an important symptom that can help distinguish between eating disorder diagnoses. This specific symptom can be incredibly troubling, as the concept of control and either having it or not having it has moral implications in our culture. Many who experience loss-of-control experience increased feelings of shame [...]
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