Synopses & Reviews
In Binge No More, eating disorder specialist Dr. Joyce Nash provides all the information, encouragement, and guidance readers need to transform their relationship with food. Readers will identify with the experiences of other binge eaters whose insightful stories are told throughout the book. Rather than providing a one-size-fits-all solution to binge eating, Dr. Nash provides a variety of sound cognitive therapy techniques and coping strategies to help readers understand their own binge eating problems and overcome them. Therapists and family members concerned about a loved one’s eating disorder will also find this book a valuable resource.
Based on the most recent scientific research, and reflecting Dr. Nash’s many years of clinical experience, this authoritative guide presents clear, step-by-step guidelines that show readers how to:
- Assess and change binge behavior patterns
- Confront the negative thoughts that fuel binge eating
- Identify and disarm triggers that set off out-of-control eating
- Cope with emotions and build interpersonal skills
- Establish stable, healthy eating habits and reduce the risk of relapse
This practical handbook explores binge eating, the kinds of damage it can cause, and its biological and societal causes; how to assess and change binge patterns; the role of medication; and advice on when to consider therapy.
Offers advice and encouragement on ways to transform relationships with food offering cognitive therapy techniques and coping strategies to help readers overcome binge eating problems.
If you have a binge eating problem, this book will help you understand what causes it and what you can do to stop it. Binge No More deals with the factors that are thought to cause binge eating. It describes the anatomy of a binge and offers you a step-by-step program to help you assess your binge behavior patterns, change the thoughts that fuel your binge eating, and cope with those emotions that either cause or result from binge occurrences.
Includes bibliography, pp. 265-278, and index, pp. 279-286.
About the Author
Joyce D. Nash holds two PhDs--one in clinical psychology from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and one in communication from Stanford University. She is the author of seven previous books and numerous articles on various behavioral medicine subjects.
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