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Overcoming Binge Eating for Dummiesby Jennie J. Kramer and Marjorie Nolan Cohn
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Expert advice on how to get on the path to recovery!
Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies provides trusted information to help you and your loved ones understand your binge eating — and gain control over it. Jennie J. Kramer and Marjorie Nolan Cohn use real-life examples from their work with patients they've helped to overcome this complicated disorder. Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies provides compassionate and authoritative guidance on how to identify the symptoms of binge eating disorder (BED), successfully treat BED as the addiction it is, find practical solutions to overcome urges to binge, create and sustain healthy eating habits, eat when you're physically hungry rather than emotionally hungry, and much more.
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Control binge eating and get on the path to recovery
Overcoming Binge Eating for Dummies provides trusted information, resources, tools, and activities to help you and your loved ones understand your binge eating — and gain control over it. Written with compassion and authority, it uses stories and examples from the authors' work with clients they've helped to overcome this complicated disorder.
In Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies, you'll find information and insight on identifying the symptoms of binge eating disorder, overcoming eating as an addiction, ways to overcome the urge to binge, how to institute a healthy eating pattern, ways to deal with anxiety and emotional eating, and much more.
Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies is for those currently suffering or recovering from BED, as well as families and friends looking for a comprehensive and expert resource to this widespread but largely misunderstood disorder.
About 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.
Table of Contents
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: Defining 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
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