Binge Eating Disorder ( Bed )

1948 Words Dec 8th, 2014 8 Pages
Binge Eating disorder (BED) is another wised specified eating disorder disease, it is a serious condition characterised by uncontrollable eating, with the result of weight gain. Regular episode of binge eating are one of the most important symptoms, in fact, patient with BED usually consume a lot amount of food even if there are not hungry. Regular weight control methods or to be on diets are not typical behaviours, as well the purging by vomiting or using of laxatives. The absence of these symptoms is the main differences with the usual habits of patients affected by bulimia nervosa. Moreover Binge Eating is characterized by some difficulties coping with the emotional problem; depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem and lack of confidence are associated with the loss of control. Probably people who may have never learned how to face up difficult situations or complex emotion find in food a repair from the emotional distress. Binge eating result to give a brief moment of satisfaction, compensation or maybe of recompense, but soon that instant disappear. Unfortunately, the overeating episodes are usually followed by depressing emotions as sense of guilt, sadness or the fear of losing self-control. And the negative consequences have a long term, obesity and a lower self-esteem causes a vicious cycle: eat to feel better, feeling worse and going back to food to find a relief. There could be multiple co-occurring problems associated with binge eating disorder: high levels of…
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