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The Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross Show: Binge Eating Disorder, Stress Eating, Emotional Eating, Food Addiction

Nov 18, 2020

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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