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Hello doctors, i need help! will psychoanalytic therapy be useful to help me change my life and overcome binge eating?

Hello doctors, i need help! will psychoanalytic therapy be useful to help me change my life and overcome binge eating?

It could.: Psychoanalytic therapy looks at how unconscious processes affect your thoughts and behaviors. Some of the unconscious reasons why people may binge eat may have to do w/ anxiety surrounding attachment ; feelings of security about having basic needs met at a young age, leading to constant oral stimulation as a symbol of attempting to gain nurturing, affection ; love. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Skversky
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Binge Eating (Definition)

Binge eating is a condition consisting of episodes of eating extremely large amounts of food in a short time, and may be related to feelings of ...Read more


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What are the treatments for binge eating disorder?

What are the treatments for binge eating disorder?

Binge eating: There are several different treatments for binge eating disorder. A great place to start would be by speaking with a therapist who specializes in binge eating disorder so that you can start to process through the triggers that you are facing. From there, it is helpful to surround yourself with a support team who also understand binge eating - physician and nutritionist. ...Read more

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How do people recover from binge eating disorder. Is therapy needed, or can someone do it themselves?

How do people recover from binge eating disorder. Is therapy needed, or can someone do it themselves?

Eating DO's: Work on self image/self esteem issues with a therapist experienced with cognitive behavior therapy for eating disorders. Prognosis is favorable with commitment to years of therapy. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is psychoanalytic therapy useful for binge eating disorder?

Please help docs! is psychoanalytic therapy useful for binge eating disorder?

YES!: Therapy is the key for treating binge eating disorder. Many people with binge eating disorder have other struggles (?Trauma, depression, etc) that need to be addressed in order to deal with the bed. Please seek out a therapist with some experience in this field and work closely with your doctor to manage any physical complications! ...Read more

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I have been binging after discharge from anorexia treatment?

I have been binging after discharge from anorexia treatment?

AN + Bulimia N.: Anorexia Nervosa which is associated with Bing-eating /purging type behavior. During the last 3 montns an individual has engaged in recurrent episodes of bing eating or purging behvior--self -induced vomiting or the missuse of laxatives, diuretics or enemas. Use of recurrrent compensatory behviors in order to prevent wt. gain--others diuretics, fastimg, excessive exercise. 1x/week for 3m. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for binge eating disorder?

Is there a good cure for binge eating disorder?

Recovery is possible: BED is an attempt to resolve a psychological conflict through physical action. People often think they are triggered by food but actually are triggered by internal conflicts that lead to the food. They binge to numb, distract or comfort themselves. The "cure" is to identify what's eating "at" you instead of focusing on what you're eating, and find new ways to respond to yourself. ...Read more

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My friend says there are three types of therapies to cure binge eating. What are they?

My friend says there are three types of therapies to cure binge eating. What are they?

TALK * ACTION * MEDS: So i believe it would be psychotherapy (talk)/ cognitive therapy (thoughts) / behavior therapy (actions). I would add in medications or pharmacotherapy as well. Combination of all the above at sometime or all together. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for binge eating, apart from willpower?

What is the best cure for binge eating, apart from willpower?

Binge eating: Support groups & self-help groups such as eating do anonymous & overeaters anonymous, nutritional counseling with a dietitian, recreational activities, cognitive therapy (behaviors result from our own thoughts, not from outside influences), and medications such as orlistat, cortisol, zinc (discuss these with your doctor). ...Read more

Dr. Jason Berman
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Isolation (Definition)

Isolation is a clinical finding in which a person spends most of his time by himself, either by his own choosing or due ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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Phytotherapy (Definition)

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