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How is binge eating disorder prevented?

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Although it might not be possible to prevent all cases of binge eating disorder, it is helpful to begin treatment in people as soon as they begin to have symptoms. In addition, teaching and encouraging healthy eating habits and realistic attitudes about food and body image also might be helpful in preventing the development or worsening of eating disorders.

SOURCES: Mayo Clinic. American Psychiatric Association, Psychiatric News.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

SOURCES: Mayo Clinic. American Psychiatric Association, Psychiatric News.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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