Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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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...

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Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies

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Overview

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. Chapters address such topics as:

  • Identifying the symptoms of binge eating disorder
  • Overcoming eating as an addition
  • Finding professional resources for help
  • Talking with loved ones about binge eating
  • How to tell the difference between binging and normal overeating
  • Ways to overcome the urge to binge
  • How to institute a healthy eating pattern
  • Dealing with anxiety and emotional eating
  • Helpful tips and lists to get on the road to recovery
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118550939
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/8/2013
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 200,525
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW, is the Founder and Executive Director of Metro Behavioral Health Associates Eating Disorder Treatment Centers. Marjorie Nolan Cohn, MS, RD, CDN, ACSM-HFS, is Founder of MNC Nutrition LLC, and a national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also the Nutrition Manager for Metro Behavioral Health Associates Eating Disorder Treatment Centers.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Binge Eating Disorder: What It Is and What It Isn’t 5

Chapter 1: The World of Binge Eating Disorder 7

Chapter 2: Defi ning Binge Eating Disorder 23

Chapter 3: Who Binges and Why 39

Chapter 4: Physical and Psychological Effects 51

Chapter 5: Distinguishing Binge Eating Disorder from Other Eating Disorders 63

Part II: Do You Have Binge Eating Disorder? 75

Chapter 6: Understanding the Symptoms of Binge Eating 77

Chapter 7: Becoming Motivated for Change 89

Chapter 8: Deciding to Seek Treatment 105

Part III: Getting Well: The Team Approach to Recovery 119

Chapter 9: Is Binge Eating an Addiction? (Well, if it Walks Like a Duck ) 121

Chapter 10: Seeking Out Professionals and Support Groups 131

Chapter 11: Using CBT to Replace Damaging Behaviors with Healthy Ones 147

Chapter 12: Nourishing Your Body with Proper Nutrition 161

Chapter 13: Considering Medication and Dietary Supplements 173

Chapter 14: Enlisting Family and Friends 191

Chapter 15: Relapsing and Reassessing: It’s a New Day 201

Part IV: How BED Affects Special Populations and Biological Systems 217

Chapter 16: Men Who Binge 219

Chapter 17: Children and Bingeing 229

Chapter 18: The Endocrine System and Binge Eating 243

Chapter 19: Menopause and Bingeing 255

Chapter 20: Obesity and Bingeing 267

Part V: Providing Help: Advice for Family and Friends 279

Chapter 21: Helping Someone with Binge Eating Disorder 281

Chapter 22: Finding Help with Family 293

Chapter 23: Changing Family Habits and Routines 307

Chapter 24: Taking Care of Yourself 317

Part VI: The Part of Tens 329

Chapter 25: Ten Do’s for Binge Eaters 331

Chapter 26: Top Ten Myths about Binge Eating Disorder 335

Chapter 27: Ten Best Ways to Help Someone who Binges 339

Index 343

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  • Posted January 10, 2014

    Very Good resource

    I've read many books on binge eating and I can honestly say that this is the best one I've read by far. I highly recommend it, it has so many helpful suggestions and resources in it, it's a good book to read if you don't feel ready to actually go see a therapist and prefer to try things on your own.

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