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Psychological Treatment of Binge-Eating Disorder: A Case Study

Ligiana Mihaela Petre ()
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Ligiana Mihaela Petre: University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

RAIS Journal for Social Sciences, 2019, vol. 3, issue 2, 10-17

Abstract: We present an integrative, experiential-based, psychological treatment for binge-eating disorder (BED). The Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory III (MCMI-III), Eating Disorder Inventory 3 (EDI-3), Social Cognitive Scales of Healthy Eating Behavior have used pre- and post-treatment for the assessment of the personality features and associated symptoms, binge-eating symptomatology and eating behavior. The experiential psychotherapy consisted of 10 sessions. The reflective, mindfulness-based strategies, creative-expressive and behavioral techniques were focused both on the psychological maladaptive mechanisms, and symptoms of the BED. The psychological treatment reduced the BED symptomatology and depressive symptoms associated with BED.

Keywords: binge eating; psychological treatment; behavioural techniques; creative-expressive techniques; creative meditation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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