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Overcoming Binge Eating for Dummies

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Learn to:
  • Recognize the difference between emotional hunger and physical hunger
  • Stick to practical and healthy eating habits
  • Finally! Discover answers to not only how but why

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.

  • Get the straight facts on binge eating disorder — discover the differences between emotional eating, compulsive overeating, and binge eating
  • Take the road to recovery — recognize and reduce signs and symptoms, motivate yourself for lasting change, and seek professional treatment when needed
  • Nourish your body — learn about proper nutrition and develop an eating plan that's specific to your needs
  • Survive setbacks — avoid yo-yo dieting and weight fluctuations once and for all
  • Use your support system — explore how family, friends, support groups, and professionals can help in your recovery

Open the book and find:

  • The physical and emotional triggers for bingeing
  • How to stay motivated for lasting and effective change
  • Practical tips on how to handle anxiety and emotional eating
  • The criteria that identify binge eating as an addiction
  • Whether nutritional supplements and medications can be helpful
  • How bingeing affects women, men, children, and other groups differently
  • Ten myths about binge eating disorder

Synopsis:

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.

  • Provides professional resources for seeking additional help for binge eating
  • Includes advice on talking with loved ones about binge eating
  • Offers tips and guidance to establish a safe and healthy recovery plan

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

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: 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

Index  343

Product Details

ISBN:
9781118550878
Author:
Jennie J. Kramer and Marjorie Nolan Cohn
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Nolan Cohn, Marjorie
Author:
Marjorie Nolan Cohn
Author:
Kramer, Jennie J.
Author:
Marjorie Nolan Cohn
Author:
Kramer, Jennie
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Health - Diet & Nutrition
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Medicine Nutrition and Psychology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Publication Date:
20130903
Binding:
Online electronic file accessible through online networks
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
120 x 60 x 40 mm 24 oz

Related Subjects

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Nutrition
Health and Self-Help » Recovery and Addiction » Eating Disorders
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"Synopsis" by , 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.

  • Provides professional resources for seeking additional help for binge eating
  • Includes advice on talking with loved ones about binge eating
  • Offers tips and guidance to establish a safe and healthy recovery plan

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.

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