Binge Eating

Binge Eating Disorder Treatment Delivers Positive Trial Results

Binge Eating Disorder Treatment Delivers Positive Trial Results

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Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in adults and has the potential for serious health implications if left untreated.

Binge Eating Identified by Adolescent Binge Eating Disorder Questionnaire

Binge Eating Identified by Adolescent Binge Eating Disorder Questionnaire

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Researchers have assessed the questionnaire's ability to identify binge eating disorder.

Binge Eating Disorder: Symptoms and Help-seeking

It is important to recognize symptoms of binge eating disorder and have a conversation with your family doctor about your relationship with food.

Ventral Pallidum Plays Active Role in Reward-Seeking Behavior

Ventral Pallidum Plays Active Role in Reward-Seeking Behavior

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Pharmacological and optogenetic inhibition of ventral pallidum neurons during cue presentation impedes reward-seeking behavior.

Psychiatric Disorders Common Among Bariatric Surgery Patients

Psychiatric Disorders Common Among Bariatric Surgery Patients

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Mental health conditions, like binge eating disorder and depression, are common among patients undergoing bariatric surgery.

Eating Disorders Associated With Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Eating Disorders Associated With Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Lifetime prevalence of developing diabetes in this population highest among males.

New Screening Test Could Help Identify Binge-Eating Disorder

New Screening Test Could Help Identify Binge-Eating Disorder

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The Binge Eating Disorder Screener-7 (BEDS-7) is a concise, patient-reported screening tool.

Health Costs Significantly Higher For Binge Eating Disorder Patients

Health Costs Significantly Higher For Binge Eating Disorder Patients

Mean one-year health care costs for a binge eating patient was $33,716, compared with $19,548 for patients without an eating disorder.

FDA Approves ADHD Drug For Binge-Eating Disorder

FDA Approves ADHD Drug For Binge-Eating Disorder

Patients taking Vyvanse experienced a decrease in the number of binge eating days per week.

ADHD Drug Shows Promise For Binge-Eating Disorder

ADHD Drug Shows Promise For Binge-Eating Disorder

In higher doses, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) helped to curb binge eating.

Update on Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

Update on Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

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Psychotherapy is useful in treating bulimia and binge eating, while anorexia remains the most difficult eating disorder to tackle.

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