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Eating the Whole Plate of Cookies: The Genetic Heritage of Binge Eating

“Like the alcoholic who loses control after the first drink, these people can’t stop at just one cookie,” according to Harvard researcher Dr. James Hudson, lead author of a new study on binge eating disorder as a familial disorder. The study of 300 overweight people and 900 of their family members revealed that a person is twice as likely to binge eat if he or she has a relative who also has the disorder.

CBT as Effective for Sleep Problems as Medications Like Ambien

No, that’s not to say that CBT will put you to sleep! Rather, an article carried on the APA’s PsycPort highlights studies indicating that cognitive behavioural therapy can improve sleep about as well as drugs can. According to the article, not only can talk therapy such as CBT help with sleeping problems, but its effects continue for many months — unlike the effects of drugs, where effectiveness is not known to continue after discontinuing the medication.

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