Binge Eating

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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