People who overeat tend to eat if they are not feeling well with themselves. 

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Both cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic therapy show good effects in the treatment of eating disorders when the treatment lasts for a relatively long time.

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The most common eating disorder is an overeating disorder and the majority of those who suffer from an eating disorder are normal weight or overweight.

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Exercising away from an eating disorder can, in the worst case, aggravate the disorder.

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Getting well from an eating disorder is usually always associated with ambivalence: on the one hand, the patient wants to get rid of the eating disorder, on the other hand, one wants to keep it. This ambivalence is in large due to the fact that eating disorder is not only a problem, but also a "solution" to problems. 

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On the surface, eating disorders are about food, body and weight. The underlying causes of a person developing an eating disorder are often more difficult to spot.

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Eating disorders are almost always about low or fluctuating self-esteem.

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The widespread belief that only women have eating disorders prevents men with these problems from getting the help and support they need, a small study shows.

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