Binge Eating and Binge Drinking: Psychological, Social and Medical Implications


Simon B. Harris (Editor)

Series: Alcohol and Drug Abuse
BISAC: SEL006000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the psychological, social and medical implications of binge eating and drinking. Topics discussed in this compilation include the preclinical findings on the neurobiology of binge drinking from rat animal models; the causes and co-factors of binge eating disorders; understanding the high co-prevalence of problematic eating and drinking; a neurocognitive profile of binge drinking; the neural, biological and genetic factors associated with binge eating disorders; cultural variations in the pursuit of attractiveness and associated harms; measures to detect childhood binge eating disorders; the pathophysiological and psychological aspects of binge drinking; and borderline personality disorder mediating the effect of childhood abuse on substance dependence. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Next Stop Dependence – Binge Drinking on the Road to Alcoholism: Preclinical Findings on its Neurobiology from Rat Animal Models
(Richard L. Bell, Kelle M. Franklin, Sheketha Hauser, Eric A. Engleman, Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatric Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA)
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Binge Eating Disorder: Causes, Cofactors, and Complications
(Summar Reslan, Karen K. Saules, Valentina Ivezaj, Department of Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, USA, and others)

Understanding the High Co-Prevalence of Problematic Eating and Drinking
(Kenny A. Karyadi, Ayca Coskunpinar, Andree Entezari, Conner Long, Melissa A. Cyders, Department of Psychology, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, USA)

Binge Drinking: A Neurocognitive Profile
(Eduardo López-Caneda, Nayara Mota, Teresa Velasquez, Alberto Crego, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, and others)

Binge Eating Disorder: An Overview on Neural, Biological and Genetic Factors
(Deniz Atalayer, Nerys M. Astbury, Christopher N. Ochner, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, and others)

Cultural Variations in the Pursuit of Attractiveness and Associated Harms
(Carolyn M. Pearson, Tamika C. B. Zapolski, Cheri A. Levinson, Amanda Woods, Gregory T. Smith, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA, and others)

Revision of the Measures to Detect Childhood Binge Eating Disorder and Other Related Disordered Eating
(Ausiàs Cebolla, Conxa Perpiñá, Cristina Botella, Universitat Jaume I, and CIBEROBN Fisiopatologia de la Obesidad y la Nutrición, Universitat de Valencia, Spain)

Binge Drinking: Pathophysiological and Psychological Aspects
(Tatjana Radosavljević, Danijela Vučević, Institute of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Borderline Personality Disorder Mediates the Effect of Childhood Abuse on Substance Dependence
(Jessica L. Combs, Leila Guller, Stacey B. Daughters, Gregory T. Smith, Carl Lejuez, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA, and others)


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