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Binge Eating Disorder


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You're
not alone
with
binge eating
Binge Eating
is the
14th
most common reason
for therapy

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19/01/2020
98
males

with binge eating
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
19/01/2020
433
females

with binge eating
talk to therapists

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19/01/2020

Causes

nhs.uk
Genes
Events
Negativity
Uncertain

Symptoms

psychiatry.org
Thoughts
Obsessions
about food
Feelings
Distress
significant
Uncontrollability
when eating, then possible depression, embarrassment, disgust or guilt
Behaviours
Binges
excessive, rapid, solitary, uncomfortable eating

Diagnosis

psychiatry.org
Adults
Obsessions
about food
Binges
excessive, rapid, solitary, uncomfortable eatingwithin 2 hours, 1 (or more) times a week
Uncontrollability
when eating, then possible depression, embarrassment, disgust or guilt
Distress
significant

3 (or more) months

Symptoms are not due to another condition or a substance

Mild
1-3 binges a week

Moderate
4-7 binges a week

Severe
8-13 binges a week

Extreme
14 (or more) binges a week

nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for mild moderate and severe
binge eating

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 16-20 sessions

122 therapists
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19/01/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 19 January 2020
Next check 01 January 2021