Blog Posts for Addiction And Behavior
Have you ever waited until the last minute to get something done? Ever wished you had started earlier and it would have been so much easier? Or perhaps you desire change, but can't seem to drum up the motivation?
An estimated 30-40% of individuals seeking weight loss help have BED and about 2.8 million adults suffer from the disorder in the US. One of the most critical points to understand about binge eaters, is that if the BED diagnosis is missed and the individual is advised to diet and exercise to treat obesity, it will worsen the binge eating.
Since our brain drives us, it’s important to understand it. If you're interested in your brain and you haven't read Mindsight by Dr. Daniel Siegel, you should. (Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute.)