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Posts Tagged ‘eating disorder therapy’

By On August 3rd, 2017

In-person therapy remains the best way to treat binge eating disorder

While internet based therapies may be helpful for some people with binge eating disorder, a new study shows that traditional face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) remains the most effective way to treat the eating disorder. “Although there is evidence that structured self-help treatments based on cognitive-behavioral therapy may be effective for patients, it was unclear…

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By On January 21st, 2016

Mirror Exposure Therapy Reduces Body Dissatisfaction In Women With Bulimia

New research from the University of Granada suggests two relatively new psychological treatments are effective in reducing body dissatisfaction and symptoms associated with body dissatisfaction in women with bulimia nervosa. The study, published in the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry shows that both techniques, based in the controlled exposure to individual’s own body in…

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By On January 20th, 2015

Can a Common ADHD Drug Help Treat Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge eating disorder is one of the most recently recognized eating disorders, characterized by bouts on seemingly uncontrollable eating which typically leads to guilt, shame, and obesity. However, researchers believe a drug commonly used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may help treat the disorder, according to findings published in JAMA Psychiatry. An 11-week clinical…

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