What are the Facts About Compulsive Overeating?
In addition to understanding the causes and symptoms of compulsive overeating, it’s also helpful to understand the facts and statistics:
Obese individuals have a 20 percent elevated risk of depression. Specifically for Caucasian, college-educated individuals with obesity, the depression risk increases to 44 percent. (www.obesityaction.org).
Know when to seek help for overeating
Eating Recovery Center provides comprehensive treatment for compulsive overeating. This program is designed to help you stop your disordered eating behavior and identify the bio/psycho/social contributors to your compulsive overeating. It’s only then that a full and lasting recovery can begin. To learn more, please call us at 877-825-8584.
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“Difficulties in Detecting Eating Disorders in Both Normal and Higher Weight Patients,” Julie Friedman, PhD and Susan McClanahan, PhD, CEDS. (2016)