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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.
Chicago psychological center serves as model for treatment of binge eating

Chicago psychological center serves as model for treatment of binge eating

Positive top-line results from Shire’s Vyvanse Phase 2 study on binge eating disorder

Positive top-line results from Shire’s Vyvanse Phase 2 study on binge eating disorder

Study explores the processing of body pictures in binge eating

Study explores the processing of body pictures in binge eating

Potential efficacy of specialized psychotherapy in bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder

Potential efficacy of specialized psychotherapy in bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder

Psychiatric disorders definitions to be revised

Psychiatric disorders definitions to be revised

Lightlake to begin opioid antagonist derived nasal spray Phase II trials in Binge Eating Disorder

Lightlake to begin opioid antagonist derived nasal spray Phase II trials in Binge Eating Disorder

ADA releases new position paper, 'Nutrition Intervention in the Treatment of Eating Disorders'

ADA releases new position paper, 'Nutrition Intervention in the Treatment of Eating Disorders'

Clinical symptoms of food addiction are similar to symptoms of drug addiction

Clinical symptoms of food addiction are similar to symptoms of drug addiction

Eating disorders tough to conquer

Eating disorders tough to conquer

Parents need to talk to kids about eating disorders as early as possible

Parents need to talk to kids about eating disorders as early as possible

Prevalence of eating disorders higher than previously thought

Prevalence of eating disorders higher than previously thought

Brain's reward/motivation circuits linked to compulsive overeating

Brain's reward/motivation circuits linked to compulsive overeating

Alkermes announces preliminary results from ALKS 33 Phase 2 study in alcohol dependence

Alkermes announces preliminary results from ALKS 33 Phase 2 study in alcohol dependence

Alkermes's ALKS 33 drug candidate offers potential treatment for multiple disease indications

Alkermes's ALKS 33 drug candidate offers potential treatment for multiple disease indications

New Specialist Library offers treatment for eating disorders

New Specialist Library offers treatment for eating disorders

Eating disorders negatively affect oral health

Eating disorders negatively affect oral health

Four areas that impact weight, obesity in women identified

Four areas that impact weight, obesity in women identified

Study identifies suppression as a mediator between negative emotions and desire to binge

Study identifies suppression as a mediator between negative emotions and desire to binge

Childhood sexual or emotional abuse associated with greater body dissatisfaction in BED: JGH

Childhood sexual or emotional abuse associated with greater body dissatisfaction in BED: JGH

APA releases proposed draft diagnostic criteria for DSM-5

APA releases proposed draft diagnostic criteria for DSM-5