On Demand Grand Rounds: The Relationship Between Binge Eating Disorder and Obesity
This presentation was originally reviewed on July 27, 2022, and broadcast live online on July 27, 2022, from 12:oo PM – 1:00 PM ET.
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Even though binge eating disorder (BED) was not formally recognized as a psychiatric disorder until 2013, it is the most common eating disorder worldwide. BED is associated with numerous psychiatric and medical comorbidities, including severe obesity and obesity-related complications. BED remains underdiagnoses and undertreated in both mental health and primary care settings. Many psychiatric patients are reluctant to disclose their eating habits and they seek help for associated conditions. In the medical settings, the primary focus is on weight loss which can perpetuate BED. This presentation will empower the learners to confidently diagnose and treat BED in order to improve patient outcomes and lessen disease burden.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
- Differentiate Binge Eating disorder from other eating disorders according to the DSM-5-TR criteria
- Describe the complex relationship between BED and obesity.
- Define available treatment options for individuals with BED
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About the speaker
Dr. Weronika Gondek is the medical director of The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, a nationally renowned comprehensive program for the treatment of complex eating disorders. Prior to joining Sheppard Pratt, Dr. Gondek served as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Howard County, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she was the director of the inpatient psychiatry consult service and the outpatient eating disorder clinic. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Gondek worked in the partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient eating disorder program at The Renfrew Center of Baltimore.
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Grand Rounds: The Relationship Between Binge Eating Disorder and Obesity
Weronika Gondek, MD, FAPA
The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt
Originally reviewed July 27, 2022.
Originally broadcast live July 27, 2022, from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
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