Concept and What is: Compulsion Food

All hidden compulsion an impulse that can not control. There are several types - binge eating, to steal and even sexual. Binge eating has been researched by doctors since 1959. It is considered a psychiatric disorder, next to bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

This disorder may show more or less serious in its forms and can be a side effect of the above disorders or as part of the framework of binge - BED - is formally known as the imbalance in feed. Its most severe manifestation is expressed in English as 'binge eating', a term which does not have an adequate translation into English.

It can be described as a phase in which the subject ingests an abundant amount of food in a minimum amount of time, unable to control his actions. Soon after, he goes through moments of sadness, regret and condemnation of himself. According to experts, some people reach the level of ten thousand calories in a single attack of 'binge'.

The diagnosis of "binge" or TCAP is based on the presence of constant incident increasingly binge eating. This thus to be characterized, swallowing must provide a high quantity of food in a given period of time as short as possible; and a feeling of complete lack of control over this attitude, you can not even stop this process.

The person, during this crisis, feeds faster than in any normal circumstance; eat to cause discomfort to your body; devouring a high share of food even when not hungry; feels that it is not normal behavior, then is isolated from others to eat; undergoes moments of self-rejection, guilt and even depression, after feeding in this manner. When the compulsion becomes "binge", the patient through this period of disruption at least two days each week, during six months.

The disorder category Binge Eating was established in 1991. Not all binge fits this more seriously. A person may, for a time, eating in excess, by anxiety, lack, as a compensation for diets without presenting the characteristics described above. Unlike patients with this problem, it will not resort to purgatives, to an extensive fasting, exercise too much, or other compensatory arrangements. We need to mainly occur loss of control - a feeling of not being able to choose from - and the intense suffering after the crisis. Many people eat so much, unable to stop, arriving to vomit, because the stomach does not support as much food.

During treatment, the patient needs to perform an intense learning, typically interacting with all types of food. Good therapy may also be needed because often the 'binge' is associated with some psychological and organic factors. Someone, for example, who is doing a diet, may give the urge to eat something for it is at the moment a taboo. In addition to other causes, this attitude can lead a person to feed loss of control. Today, food requirements prevent the prohibition of certain foods, not to provoke this kind of temptation.

As for organic factors, serotonin - a messaging vehicle between brain nerve cells - act decisively in our eating attitudes. Carbohydrates, e.g., naturally excite the production of these neurotransmitters. When there is a drastic reduction of this substance, for lasting lack of carbohydrates, the person loses his most important act reins of food, thus making room for the invasion of compulsion.
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