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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.
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

One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study finds

One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study finds

Researchers receive grant to study treatment options for binge eating disorder in veterans

Researchers receive grant to study treatment options for binge eating disorder in veterans

Sunovion receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for dasotraline NDA

Sunovion receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for dasotraline NDA

Pivotal study of dasotraline in adults with binge eating disorder meets primary endpoint

Pivotal study of dasotraline in adults with binge eating disorder meets primary endpoint

Scientists identify potential target for the treatment of binge eating

Scientists identify potential target for the treatment of binge eating

New study estimates current prevalence of eating disorders in the United States

New study estimates current prevalence of eating disorders in the United States

Researchers developing smartphone app to help patients with eating disorders

Researchers developing smartphone app to help patients with eating disorders