What you will learn

  • 1

    What is Binge Eating Disorder?

    • Introduction

    • Symptoms

    • Clinical presentation

    • How common is BED?

    • Measurement

    • BEDS-7 (pdf version)

    • Binge Eating Disorder Severity Rating Scale (pdf version)

  • 2

    Causes of BED

    • Introduction

    • Rate causes of binge eating

    • Attentional bias

    • Flexibility - Compulsivity

    • Impulsivity

    • Interoceptive awareness

    • Emotional eating

    • Genetics

    • Brain connectivity and BED

    • The neural networks behind binge eating disorder

  • 3

    Effective Treatment of BED

    • Introduction

    • Rate treatments for binge eating

    • Bariatric surgery

    • Medications for BED

    • Behavioural weight loss

    • Cognitive behavioural therapies

  • 4

    Summary

    • Where to go from here...

    • References