Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition: The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop, Edition 2

Guilford Press
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This trusted bestseller provides all the information needed to understand binge eating and bring it under control, whether you are working with a therapist or on your own. Clear, step-by-step guidelines show you how to:

*Overcome the urge to binge.
*Gain control over what and when you eat.
*Break free of strict dieting and other habits that may contribute to binges.
*Establish stable, healthy eating patterns.
*Improve your body image and reduce the risk of relapse.

This fully updated second edition incorporates important advances in the understanding and treatment of eating disorders. It features expanded coverage of body image issues and enhanced strategies for achieving--and maintaining--a transformed relationship with food and your body.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit.

Included in the UK National Health Service Bibliotherapy Program.
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Publisher
Guilford Press
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Published on
Jul 8, 2013
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Pages
243
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ISBN
9781462510788
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Nutrition
Medical / Mental Health
Psychology / Psychopathology / Eating Disorders
Social Science / Social Work
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