binge eating disorder


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A condition characterised by recurrent binge eating—at least 2 days/week for 6 months; absence of anorexia nervosa; no recurrent purging, excessive exercise or fasting, marked distress with 3+ of following: Eating very rapidly; eating until uncomfortably full; eating when not hungry; eating alone; feeling disgusted or guilty after a binge

binge eating disorder

Psychiatry A condition characterized by recurrent binge eating–at least 2 days/wk for 6 months; absence of anorexia nervosa; no recurrent purging, excessive exercise or fasting marked distress with 3+ of following: Eating very rapidly; eating until uncomfortably full; eating when not hungry; eating alone; feeling disgusted or guilty after a binge See Eating disorder.
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Physical activity and its correlates in treatment-seeking obese patients with binge eating disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40(1), 72-76.
* The report assesses Binge Eating Disorder therapeutics based on drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type
The Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders, the nation's leader in treating anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorders, obesity and co-occurring addictions, has assembled an esteemed group of medical professionals.
Eating related and general psychopathology in obese female with binge eating disorder. Int J Eat Disord.
* The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Binge Eating Disorder and enlists all their major and minor projects
Yanovski, "Binge eating disorder affects outcome of comprehensive very-low-calorie diet treatment," Obesity Research, vol.
Because the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recognizes only "morbid obesity" as a disability (see "Obesity Action") a binge eating disorder diagnosis might help overweight employees qualify for accommodation.
"These findings suggest that the Sigma-1 receptor may contribute to the neurobiological adaptations that cause compulsive-like eating, opening up a new potential therapeutic treatment target for binge eating disorder," said Cottone, who also co-directs the Laboratory of Addictive Disorders at BUSM with Sabino.
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Bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are the most common specific forms of eating disorder.
For example, research suggests that between 20-30% of those seeking treatment for obesity may suffer from Binge Eating Disorder (BED; Devlin, Walsh, Spitzer, & Hasin, 1992).
The hallmark feature of binge eating disorder (BED) is the consumption of unambiguously large amounts of food accompanied by a sense of losing control (American Psychiatric Association, 1994).