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Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-55087-8
384 pages
August 2013
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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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