Tools for Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Binge Eating Among Latinos



Among Latinos, binge eating is the most prevalent across eating disorders. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has strong empirical support in treating binge eating and is considered one of the “gold standard” treatments. However, there is limited to no research on the generalizability of CBT to Latinos. The following chapter provides a brief review of the cognitive behavioral model of binge eating and summarizes the extant literature. Where available, research pertaining to Latinos is also discussed. The CBT treatment plan for binge eating is presented, and the incorporation of culture-related issues is discussed within each section. Tools and resources for each phase of treatment are provided in both English and Spanish languages.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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