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Binge Eating Disorder: Out of the Closet and Into a New Era of Diagnosis and Treatment


Binge eating disorder (BED) is defined by eating large amounts and feeling a loss of self-control when eating. The most common eating disorder, binge eating affects roughly 3 percent of the United States. Objectives of this program include describing the characteristics and comorbidities associated with binge eating, application of the newly revised DSM-5 criteria, effectively diagnosing the disorder, and assessing the use of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy as effective treatment options. Click here to participate in this free CME activity.