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Dr. Adam Front
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Obession With Food (Overview)

Ideas or thoughts about food that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person's mind. This becomes problematic when it is associated with discomfort and problems in functioning.


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How can I stop food obsession?

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Food: Try to find a substitute, something else to obcess about. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Front
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Obession With Food (Overview)

Ideas or thoughts about food that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person's mind. This becomes problematic when it is associated with discomfort and problems in functioning.


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How can someone overcome binge eating and food obsession?

How can someone overcome binge eating and food obsession?

With treatment: You may have an eating disorder which needs treatment -- see your physician to get started. Many people purge also, through vomiting, laxatives, and diuretics, etc, increasing the danger. You need a full evaluation so you get the most appropriate help and therapy for your problem. There's also a 12-step group called overeater's anonymous which has been useful for many. http://www.oa.org/. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of food obsession? From pro anorexia to bulimia. I have try phsychotherapy but didn't help me

How can I get rid of food obsession? From pro anorexia to bulimia. I have try phsychotherapy but didn't help me

Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but there is recovery. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Oa is not just for binge eaters, many with anorexia or bulimia find help there as well. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Obession with food?

What is the definition or description of: Obession with food?

Food Obsession: Ideas or thoughts about food that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person's mind. This becomes problematic when it is associated with discomfort and problems in functioning. ...Read more

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What defines a food obsession?

What defines a food obsession?

PREOCCUPATION: An obsession, according to the oxford dictionary, is a thought that persistently recurs despite attempts to resist it. An obsession provokes anxiety and dominates a person, although the person regards it as being senseless. So being preoccupied with food like ;when you will eat , what you will eat, or how much you will eat are examples of a food obsession. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How can I stop food obsession?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Food: Try to find a substitute, something else to obcess about. ...Read more

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Is chocolate a dangerous food obsession?

Is chocolate a dangerous food obsession?

"God food": Chocolate comes from the seeds of the theobroma cacao tree. A lot of people develop cravings for it, but probably not true obsessions. Obsessions, in the technical psychiatric sense, are recurrent and persistent thoughts (impulses, images), that are intrusive and inappropriate, and cause a lot of anxiety or distress. These thoughts are not simply about real-life problems like craving chocolate. ...Read more

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What are some methods to quit food obsession?

What are some methods to quit food obsession?

Binge eating?: If you are referring to binge eating, there are behavioral approaches and medications that can help reduce such behaviors. Seek a referral from your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of food obsession? From pro anorexia to bulimia. I have try phsychotherapy but didn't help me

Overeaters Anonymous: Just as with other addictions, there is no "cure, " but there is recovery. Overeaters anonymous is based on the principles of alcoholics anonymous. Oa is not just for binge eaters, many with anorexia or bulimia find help there as well. Check www.Oa.Org for meetings in your area and more information. ...Read more

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How can someone overcome binge eating and food obsession?

With treatment: You may have an eating disorder which needs treatment -- see your physician to get started. Many people purge also, through vomiting, laxatives, and diuretics, etc, increasing the danger. You need a full evaluation so you get the most appropriate help and therapy for your problem. There's also a 12-step group called overeater's anonymous which has been useful for many. http://www.oa.org/. ...Read more

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