Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/12/2013
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
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This book has already offered tremendous help to more than 100,000 readers struggling with out-of-control eating. Christopher G. Fairburn presents a scientifically based blueprint for breaking free of unhealthy eating patterns and finding new ways to deal with the emotional triggers that lead to binges. Packed with examples, step-by-step instructions, and straight-talking advice (for example, strict dieting does more harm than good), the book cuts through the stigma and shame surrounding binge eating. The fully updated second edition incorporates important advances in eating disorders treatment. It features a new module on body image issues and enhanced strategies for achieving--and maintaining--a transformed relationship with food.

Author Biography

Christopher G. Fairburn, FMedSci, FRCPsych, is Wellcome Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Psychiatry at Oxford. He directs the Centre for Research on Eating Disorders at Oxford (CREDO). Dr. Fairburn is a research clinician who has won many awards, including the Aaron T. Beck Award from the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and the Outstanding Researcher Award from the Academy for Eating Disorders. He has a particular interest in the global dissemination of effective psychological treatments.

Table of Contents

Introduction: This Book and How to Use It I. Binge Eating Problems: The Facts 1. Binge Eating 2. Eating Problems and Eating Disorders 3. Who Binges? 4. Psychological and Social Aspects 5. Physical Aspects 6. What Causes Binge Eating Problems? 7. Binge Eating and Addiction 8. The Treatment of Binge Eating Problems II. An Enhanced Self-Help Program for Those Who Binge Getting Ready Starting Well Regular Eating Alternatives to Binge Eating Problem Solving Taking Stock Dieting Body Image Ending Well Appendix I. Obtaining Professional Help for an Eating Problem Appendix II. Calculating Your Body Mass Index Appendix III. If You Are Also Overweight Appendix IV. Tackling "Other Problems" Appendix V. A Note for Relatives and Friends Appendix VI. A Note for Therapists Further Reading

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