73: Depression and Binge Eating Disorder

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By Carolyn Coker Ross, MD, MPH, Carolyn Coker Ross, MD, and MPH. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In some studies, the association is between 84% and 100% of those with these eating disorders also having depression and anxiety. Binging, food obsessions, and body image issues can trigger or exacerbate depression and anxiety. Depression and anxiety can also lead to binging and emotional eating. There are many types of depression including – pandemic depression, seasonal affective disorder, and some types of depression unique to women.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What is seasonal affective disorder?
  • How the pandemic has caused a spike in depression and anxiety.
  • What are the 3 types of depression unique to women?
  • How can you know if you have depression or anxiety?
  • How depression and anxiety affect binge eating, emotional eating, and food addiction.

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The Anchor Program is a 12-week non-diet program offering ONLINE group and individual sessions for the treatment of binge eating, emotional eating, food addiction, and compulsive overeating. Want to learn more about the Anchor Program? https://AnchorProgram.com

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