Overcoming Binge Eating, First Edition / Edition 1

Overcoming Binge Eating, First Edition / Edition 1

by Christopher G. Fairburn, C. G. Fairburn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0898629616

ISBN-13: 9780898629613

Pub. Date: 03/10/1995

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Do you have a binge eating problem or know someone who does? This authoritative book provides all the information needed to understand binge eating and bring it under control. Whether you are working with a therapist or on your own, clear, step-by-step guidelines will show you how to:
* Overcome the urge to binge
* Gain control over eating behavior
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Overview

Do you have a binge eating problem or know someone who does? This authoritative book provides all the information needed to understand binge eating and bring it under control. Whether you are working with a therapist or on your own, clear, step-by-step guidelines will show you how to:
* Overcome the urge to binge
* Gain control over eating behavior
* Reduce the risk of relapse
* Establish stable, healthy eating habits

This unique book has been tested in controlled clinical research--and its success rate is outstanding. From a leading international expert, here is the advice, encouragement, and detailed guidance that can help you transform your relationship to food.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898629613
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/10/1995
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Part I
Binge Eating: The Facts
Chapter 1. What Is a Binge?
Chapter 2. Binge Eating, Eating Disorders, and Obesity
Chapter 3. Who Binges?
Chapter 4. Psychological and Social Problems Associated with Binge Eating
Chapter 5. Physical Problems Associated with Binge Eating
Chapter 6. Causes of Binge Eating Problems
Chapter 7. Binge Eating and Addiction
Chapter 8. Treatment of Binge Eating Problems

Part II
A Self-Help Program for Those Who Binge
Introduction
Step 1. Getting Started
Step 2. Regular Eating
Step 3. Alternatives to Binge Eating
Step 4. Problem Solving and Taking Stock
Step 5. Dieting and Related Forms of Food Avoidance
Step 6. What Next?

APPENDIX I.    The Body Mass Index
APPENDIX II.    If You Are Overweight
APPENDIX III.   Organizations That Can Help
APPENDIX IV.   A Note for Relatives and Friends
APPENDIX V.    A Note for Therapists

Further Reading
Index

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