Binge Eating Disorder Deserving of More Recognition and Treatment Options

Eating Disorder Awareness Week is February 1–7, 2015 and Bellwood Health Services is using this opportunity to raise awareness of Binge Eating Disorder – the most common but least talked about type of eating disorders. When asked about eating disorders, most people immediately think of Anorexia Nervosa. Although anorexia is a very serious and sometimes … Read more

Binge Eating Disorder is Now Recognized as an Eating Disorder in the DSM V

As clinicians and researchers learn more, categorization of various mental health issues and disorders changes to reflect more precise diagnostic criteria, thus helping those who are seeking treatment and understanding. For example, the tool that mental healthcare professionals use to help guide their diagnoses and treatment plans – the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental … Read more