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Binge Eating Disorder

Articles, Videos and treatment options for Binge Eating Disorder

According to the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), Binge Eating Disorder (BED) will affect up to 2.8% of the U.S. population over their lifetime. And, according to the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA), on average, up to 3.5% of American women and 2% of American men are affected.

Our overview on binge eating disorder can be found here. Scroll down to browse the latest articles and videos on the subject.

By CDC [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
There are effective treatments available for binge eating disorder (BED), concludes the authors of a...
By Maria Raquel Cochez (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
In a study done by York University researcher Caroline Davis and her colleagues at the Centre for Ad...
By Helgi Halldórsson from Reykjavík, Iceland (mother & daughter) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)],
A new study involving more than 440 parents and their preschool aged children offers insight into wh...
By Maria Raquel Cochez (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Children who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, are at a higher than average ris...
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According to a new study, women with an apple-shaped body may be at a particular higher risk for dev...
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In a new study from Drexel University, females with an apple-shaped body, who have a higher percenta...
By Maria Raquel Cochez (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
An Alzheimer’s drug called memantine may be able to help those with binge eating disorder control th...
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If you have a tendency to quickly react to negative emotions, you might be more prone to binge eat,...
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The same mechanisms that affect impulse control in children with attention deficit hyperactivity dis...
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For young women, a propensity toward binge drinking may be linked to problematic or disordered eatin...