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Feasting on Emotions: The Psychology of Binge Eating by Sara Parkes


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Mar 19, 2024
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About Featured Book: Feasting on Emotions: The Psychology of Binge Eating by Sara Parkes

Feast No More: Navigating the Labyrinth of Binge Eating

Embark on a transformative journey that ventures deep into the caverns of the mind and the labyrinth of the body with “Feasting on Emotions: The Psychology of Binge Eating.” This insightful tome offers a piercing examination of Binge Eating Disorder (BED), a companion for those who feel lost in their struggle with food, and a beacon of hope for those seeking change.

Peel back the layers of misunderstandings and stigmas surrounding BED, starting from a comprehensive definition of the disorder to its distinction from other eating behaviors. Our guide illuminates the shadows, providing tools for self-identification, fostering an understanding of the complex psychological underpinnings and emotional triggers that lead to binge eating, and outlining a clear path toward the realization and acceptance of a diagnosis.

Dive into the very fibers that make up the connection between body and mind, exploring not only the emotional landscape but also the physiological aspects of BED. Understand how hormones and brain chemistry conspire in this condition, and how cycles of binge eating take a toll on physical health.

With your newfound understanding, forge a way forward with actionable, evidence-based strategies for prevention and management. The book lays out nutritional guidance, insightful coping mechanisms for emotional turbulence, and proactive methods to reform your relationship with food. Explore the nuances of various treatment options, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy, and learn how to maintain progress and prevent relapse with valuable, sustainable strategies for long-term recovery.

“Feasting on Emotions” extends beyond personal struggle, examining the role of community, advocacy, and societal norms in shaping both the problem and its solutions. With a vision for the future, it opens a discussion on where research and treatments are headed, equipped with resources, further reading, and practical checklists in its appendices. For anyone touched by BED, this book is an indispensable resource, a comforting friend, and a promise of a healthier, more empowered tomorrow.

This Non-Fiction book is available in these Formats: eBook, Print

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