- Making peace with your scale. Coyle, Neva; Cutting, Ann Elliot // Today's Christian Woman;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p54
Uncovers five fallacies about fat. Complications from jejunoileal bypass; Regaining of excess weight after reversal of the surgery; Linking of obesity to compulsive overeating; Learning to live unaffected by other people's thoughts.
- Destress your tummy away. Bricklin, Mark; Toth, Michele // Prevention;Nov93, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p43
Discusses how learning to cope has become a new strategy for taming potbellies. Yale University researchers' testing of 42 overweight women ages 18 to 42; Study of relationship between stress and abdominal fat by Marielle Rebuffe-Scrive and Judith Rodin; Suggestions for combating stress.
- Psychosocial Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder: An Update. Levine, Michele D.; Marcus, Marsha D. // Eating Disorders Review;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on the psychological treatment of binge eating disorder (BED). Characteristics of BED; Classification of BED as an eating disorder; Prevalence of BED among the population.
- A Closet Eater Comes Out. // Ebony;Jul1986, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p84
The article relates the story of Vernell Moore, a typist from Wilmington, North Carolina who overcame compulsive eating and changed her eating habits. Formerly weighing 223 pounds, Moore was embarrassed by her size and avoided eating with friends. By changing her eating habits and exercising...
- Accuracy of Self-reported Weight and Height in Binge Eating Disorder: Misreport Is Not Related to Psychological Factors. White, Marney A.; Masheb, Robin M.; Grilo, Carlos M. // Obesity (19307381);Jun2010, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p1266
This study examined the degree of misreport in weight, height, and BMI among overweight adults (n = 392) with binge eating disorder (BED) and tested whether the degree of misreport was associated with eating disorder psychopathology and psychological variables. Male (n = 97) and female (n = 295)...
- The Cookie Burglar. Roth, Geneen // Good Housekeeping;Mar2008, Vol. 246 Issue 3, p139
This article offers insights about emotional or binge eating. Emotional eating is a language of its own, however, instead of trying to understand it, some people are trying to ignore. A person's relationship with food is expressing a true need. To prevent emotional eating, the first step is to...
- Dieting mothers affect self-esteem. // Healthy Weight Journal;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p51
Focuses on the attitude of adolescent girls toward their body weight. Psychological aspects of being overweight; Impact of parental attitude and media influences on body perception among teenagers.
- BED: A Chronic or Temporary Condition? // Eating Disorders Review;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on a study which sought to examine whether binge eating disorder (BED) is a chronic or temporary condition. Physician James I. Hudson and other researchers sought to settle conflicting findings by examining data from a family they interviewed. The study was conducted among...
- Extreme eating. Crisp, Gemma // Cleo;Sep2006, p120
This article explain how to break the cycle of bad eating habit and regain control. For most of us, eating until it hurts is an occasional thing. But for five per cent of the Australian population, binge eating is an addiction. Binge eating is happens egularly, over a long period of time, is...