september

  • New Mobile App and Talk Therapies for Binge Eating Disorder

    September 27, 2013

    Two new treatment methods under investigation at Drexel University aim to help people reduce binge-eating behavior. One is a smartphone app designed to alert peopleat times when they are at risk for binge behaviors, among a comprehensive suite of other features. Another treatment is a new, evidence-based approach to small-group behavioral therapy.

    The TakeControl app for binge eating provides an alert: "You are currently at risk. Would you like assistance?"