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Connecting with other people who also have binge eating disorder can be helpful. You can do this by attending group therapy, finding an online support group, or even just chatting regularly with someone else who’s going through treatment. Having a “partner” to call when you have the urge to binge can help you stay strong. Hearing from other people who stopped bingeing can motivate you, too.

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Aguera, Z., , November 2013. BMC Psychiatry

The Charis Center for Eating Disorders at Indiana University Methodist Hospitals: “Levels of Care.” 

Angela Guarda, MD, director, Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program.

Iacovino, J., ugust 2012. Current Psychiatry Reports, A

Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, clinical nutrition therapist; spokeswoman, National Eating Disorders Association; founder and nutritional director, Eating Disorder Treatment Collaborative Nutrition Counseling Specialists and Eating Wellness Programs, Nassau County, Suffolk County, and New York City.

Mayo Clinic: “Binge-Eating Disorder: Complications,” “Binge Eating Disorder: Coping and Support,” “Binge-Eating Disorder: Treatments and Drugs.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Weight-Control Information Network: “Binge Eating Disorder.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Eating Disorders: Binge-eating Disorder.”

Jennifer J. Thomas, PhD, co-director, Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2019

SOURCES:

Aguera, Z., , November 2013. BMC Psychiatry

The Charis Center for Eating Disorders at Indiana University Methodist Hospitals: “Levels of Care.” 

Angela Guarda, MD, director, Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program.

Iacovino, J., ugust 2012. Current Psychiatry Reports, A

Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, clinical nutrition therapist; spokeswoman, National Eating Disorders Association; founder and nutritional director, Eating Disorder Treatment Collaborative Nutrition Counseling Specialists and Eating Wellness Programs, Nassau County, Suffolk County, and New York City.

Mayo Clinic: “Binge-Eating Disorder: Complications,” “Binge Eating Disorder: Coping and Support,” “Binge-Eating Disorder: Treatments and Drugs.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Weight-Control Information Network: “Binge Eating Disorder.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Eating Disorders: Binge-eating Disorder.”

Jennifer J. Thomas, PhD, co-director, Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2019

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