Binge Eating

Binge eating symptoms can exists independently or as part of bulimia nervosa. As with all eating disorders there is some argument whether or not binge eating disorder is its own distinct disorder. Although the majority of sufferers with binge eating disorder are overweight some sufferers are of healthy weight. Binge eating disorder can lead to obesity and bring a variety of physical health problems.

It is important to keep in mind that binge eating disorder is not the same as over eating, and can create problems in function. This can include problems in relationships, social life, and at work. Binge eating disorder has underlying psychological roots and is treatable by mental health professionals. Some features of binge eating disorder in frequently and uncontrollably over eating, feeling guilty, distressed, or upset after these episodes and the absence of compensatory behaviors such as fasting or over-exercising.

Talk therapy is very effective at treating binge eating disorder. Because binge eating disorder is correlated with other psychiatric issues including depression, psychiatric pharmaceuticals can be part of effective treatment in addition to talk therapy.

Because of the wide variety of reasons that can lead us to suffer from binge eating disorder and the complexities and subtleties of professional diagnosis and treatment, feel free to call me to discuss further. I am experienced and trained in a variety of treatment and assessment methods for a variety of reasons that you might be sufferer from binge eating disorder.  Contact a licensed mental health professional or your family doctor if you have concerns about binge eating. Prairie Owl Psychology & Counselling is waiting to help with all your Edmonton psychologist needs, call Today.  Prairie Owl Psychology & Counselling is waiting to help with all your Edmonton psychologist needs, call Today.  Looking for a psychologist Edmonton, think Prairie Owl Psychology & Counselling. Edmonton psychologists are ready to help with all your counselling Edmonton needs.