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Binge Eating Disorder (BED)



You're
not alone
with
binge eating
Binge Eating
is the
14th
most common reason
for therapy
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019
97
males

with binge eating
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019
432
females

with binge eating
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019

Causes

of binge Eating
Source: nhs.uk
GeneticsLife eventsNegative thoughtsUnknown

Symptoms

of binge Eating
Source: psychiatry.orgTick the symptom you experience the most

Binge Eating
Thoughts

Obsessions
Binge Eating
Feelings

Uncontrollability
Binge Eating
Behaviours

Binges

Impact

of binge Eating
Source: psychiatry.org
Distress

Levels

for binge Eating
Source: psychiatry.org
Mild
binge Eating

1-3 binges a week
Moderate
binge Eating

4-7 binges a week
Severe
binge Eating

8-13 binges a week
Extreme
binge Eating

14 (or more) binges a week

Diagnosis

Source: psychiatry.org
Adults

1 (or more) binges a week for 3 (or more) months. With distress

Therapies

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
for Binge Eating

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 16-20 sessions
A nice.org.uk recommendation

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 20 November 2019
Next Review 01 January 2020