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Binge Eating Disorder is characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating. Individuals feel loss of control during these binge episodes. The binge eating can lead to serious health consequences such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart disease.
Brain scans show differences in gray matter density in young children with binge eating disorder

Brain scans show differences in gray matter density in young children with binge eating disorder

New treatment method leads to fewer episodes of overeating in patients with morbid obesity

New treatment method leads to fewer episodes of overeating in patients with morbid obesity

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder

Research redefines dieting and the culture of weight loss

Research redefines dieting and the culture of weight loss

Eating disorder behaviors modulate the brain's dopamine-related reward circuit response

Eating disorder behaviors modulate the brain's dopamine-related reward circuit response

Excessive screen time, social media use may lead to binge-eating disorder in children

Excessive screen time, social media use may lead to binge-eating disorder in children

Study discovers similarities between the genetic bases of various eating disorders

Study discovers similarities between the genetic bases of various eating disorders

New phone app may help address eating disorders in college students

New phone app may help address eating disorders in college students

COVID-19 negatively impacts people with eating disorders

COVID-19 negatively impacts people with eating disorders

CBT found to be effective in treating binge eating disorders in adolescents

CBT found to be effective in treating binge eating disorders in adolescents

King's researchers launch largest ever study into eating disorders

King's researchers launch largest ever study into eating disorders

Behavioral therapy assisted by a smartphone app helps patients with binge eating disorders

Behavioral therapy assisted by a smartphone app helps patients with binge eating disorders

Researchers find behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction

Researchers find behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction

Is mental illness being diagnosed correctly?

Is mental illness being diagnosed correctly?

Researchers find eating disorder trends that warrant increased screening

Researchers find eating disorder trends that warrant increased screening

Study reveals early warning signs of having an eating disorder

Study reveals early warning signs of having an eating disorder

Researchers reveal risks of eating disorders from childhood

Researchers reveal risks of eating disorders from childhood

Persistent low BMI in children may be a risk factor for developing anorexia nervosa

Persistent low BMI in children may be a risk factor for developing anorexia nervosa

Recent studies show higher scores of Yale Food Addiction Scale in binge eating disorder

Recent studies show higher scores of Yale Food Addiction Scale in binge eating disorder

Food insecurity associated with increased odds of binge-eating disorder and obesity

Food insecurity associated with increased odds of binge-eating disorder and obesity