Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118550935
  • ISBN-13: 9781118550939
  • DDC: 616.826
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 505 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Binge Eating Disorder will be formally recognized by the American Psychiatric Association as a mental disorder in their forthcoming Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, publishing in May 2013. Overcoming Binge Eating for Dummies will be a useful tool for those diagnosed with the disorder and their families, and will provide information, resources, tools and activities to help readers understand their binge eating and gain control over it. The authors will use stories and examples from their work with clients whom they have helped overcome this disease.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Binge Eating Disorder: What It Is and What It Isn't.
2: The World of Binge Eating Disorder.
3: Defining Binge Eating Disorder.
4: Who Binges and Why.
5: Physical and Psychological Effects.
6: Distinguishing Binge Eating Disorder from Other Eating Disorders.
7: Do You Have Binge Eating Disorder?.
8: Understanding the Symptoms of Binge Eating.
9: Becoming Motivated for Change.
10: Deciding to Seek Treatment.
11: Getting Well: The Team Approach to Recovery.
12: Is Binge Eating an Addiction? (Well, If It Walks like a Duck …).
13: Seeking out Professionals and Support Groups.
14: Using CBT to Replace Damaging Behaviors with Healthy Ones.
15: Nourishing Your Body with Proper Nutrition.
16: Considering Medication and Dietary Supplements.
17: Enlisting Family and Friends.
18: Relapsing and Reassessing: It's a New Day.
19: How BED Affects Special Populations and Biological Systems.
20: Men Who Binge.
21: Children and Bingeing.
22: The Endocrine System and Binge Eating.
23: Menopause and Bingeing.
24: Obesity and Bingeing.
25: Providing Help: Advice for Family and Friends.
26: Helping Someone with Binge Eating Disorder.
27: Finding Help with Family.
28: Changing Family Habits and Routines.
29: Taking Care of Yourself.
30: The Part of Tens.
31: Ten Do's for Binge Eaters.
32: Top Ten Myths about Binge Eating Disorder.
33: Ten Best Ways to Help Someone Who Binges.
About the Authors.
Authors' Acknowledgments.