Overcoming Binge Eating

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Guilford Press, 1995 - Psychology - 246 pages
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Winner of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Book of Merit Award!


Do you have a binge eating problem or know someone who does? This authoritative book 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 will show you how to:



  • overcome the urge to binge

  • gain control over eating behavior

  • reduce the risk of relapse

  • establish stable, healthy eating habits.

This unique book has been tested in controlled clinical research, and its success rate is outstanding. From a leading international expert, here is the advice, encouragement, and detailed guidance that can help you transform your relationship to food.

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User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

ok. I knew a lot of this stuff already, but ive researched it before. he repeats stuff a lot and loves promoting cbt. I think this would be a good introductory book to the issue. a lot of his ... Read full review

Review: Overcoming Binge Eating

User Review  - Goodreads

ok. I knew a lot of this stuff already, but ive researched it before. he repeats stuff a lot and loves promoting cbt. I think this would be a good introductory book to the issue. a lot of his ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Christopher G. Fairburn, D.M., F.R.C.Psych., is Wellcome Trust Senior Lecturer and Honorary Clinical Reader in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford. He is a well-known international authority on eating disorders with research programs in Britain and the United States. His main research interests are in the etiology of these disorders and in the development and evaluation of methods for treating them.

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