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In-person cognitive behavioral therapy was more effective than internet-based guided self-help for binge-eating disorder in overweight or obese adults, according to recent findings.“Although CBT is considered to be the criterion standard treatment of [binge-eating disorder], this intervention is not offered areawide, leading to delayed delivery of adequate treatment,” Martina de Zwaan, MD, of Hannover Medical School, Germany, and colleagues wrote. “An alternative to traditional face-to-face CBT and a potential means to disseminate adequate treatment is structured self-help... So far, only a few randomized clinical trials of patients with [binge-eating disorder] have evaluated manualized self-help interventions.”NEXT ARTICLE
Obesity is the condition in which excess fat has accumulated in the body (mostly in subcutaneous tissues). clinical obesity is considered to be present when a person has a BMI of over 30 (Oxford Dictionary of Medicine). It is becoming increasing common i...
Depression is a serious mental health condition, where sad feelings carry on for weeks or months and interfere with your life. The symptoms include feeling unhappy most of the time (but may feel a little better in the evenings), loosing interest in lif...