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Do you know of any books or resources that would be helpful for a binge eater who refuses therapy?

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: YES

Being firm, kind, and gentle; begin a dialogue aimed toward understanding the reluctance.
Be patient. This is a frightened individual. Do not offer ''advice;;, the opinion of others, part. The glossy portion of the press. This fear is real, this fear is true for the ind. Do offer strength in the form of listen to help; ''i will go with you as long as u wish.

In brief: YES

Being firm, kind, and gentle; begin a dialogue aimed toward understanding the reluctance.
Be patient. This is a frightened individual. Do not offer ''advice;;, the opinion of others, part. The glossy portion of the press. This fear is real, this fear is true for the ind. Do offer strength in the form of listen to help; ''i will go with you as long as u wish.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Family

I would suggest you gather a family group and approach as a loving, caring intervention.
It may well be painful;but probably has best chance of success.Binge eating might be thought of as an addiction, needing similar approaches to help.

In brief: Family

I would suggest you gather a family group and approach as a loving, caring intervention.
It may well be painful;but probably has best chance of success.Binge eating might be thought of as an addiction, needing similar approaches to help.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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Dr. Stephen Pool
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Binge Eating

People who compulsively overeat, though, may use food as their only way of coping with negative emotions.
As a result, they often feel that their eating is out of control. They think about food all the time and feel guilty, ashamed, or depressed after eating. http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/eating-disorders/binge-eating-disorder/features/compulsive-overeating-and-how-to-stop-it

In brief: Binge Eating

People who compulsively overeat, though, may use food as their only way of coping with negative emotions.
As a result, they often feel that their eating is out of control. They think about food all the time and feel guilty, ashamed, or depressed after eating. http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/eating-disorders/binge-eating-disorder/features/compulsive-overeating-and-how-to-stop-it
Dr. Stephen Pool
Dr. Stephen Pool
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