Cognitive Behavior Therapy [CBT] is -the- most effective approach to resolving an array of brain issues from addiction to schizophrenia and all points in between. It is proven as or more effective than the drug approach to depression, ADHD, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc.
As with McKenzie Method [MDT] doctors and physical therapists for resolving back and neck pain, CBT is also relatively cheap compared to standard approach psychiatrists and counseling psychologists.
“It costs the Department Of Defense over a million dollars in absenteeism and over a million dollars in medical costs per year,” Boutelle said.
“The rates of Binge Eating Disorder in the military are high; approximately 19 percent of women and 14 percent of active duty military suffer from the disorder, according to UC San Diego.”
“One of the most common treatments for BED is cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) that helps change or manage thoughts about harmful acts, according to the study.”
“UC San Diego’s trial will be made up of roughly 120 veterans diagnosed with BED. The nearly year-long experiment, funded by the DOD grant, “has the potential to substantially change the treatment model for BED,” said Boutelle.”