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Binge Eating Can Have Lasting Effects

(9/30/2013)

Binge Eating Can Have Lasting Effects
Psych Central
September 26, 2013

An international study by the World Health Organization (WHO) suggests binge eating disorders inflict more hardship on individuals over the course of a lifetime than bulimia.  The study found that binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa both typically arose during adolescence and were associated with a range of later-onset mental disorders (including depression and anxiety disorders) and physical disorders (such as musculoskeletal disorders and diabetes).  Early-onset binge-eating disorder was associated with subsequent low rates of employment among men, low rates of marriage among women and high rates of work disability among both men and women.

View the full article here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/09/26/binge-eating-can-have-lasting-effects/59964.html


Keywords: binge, eating, lasting, effects, mental, disorders



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