This brief summarizes a scholarly article of the same name. It reviews research which assesses the prevalence of binge eating among US Veterans of OEF/OIF and how those symptoms are related to PTSD and depression.
Hoerster, K. D., Jakupcak, M., Hanson, R., McFall, M., Reiber, G., Hall, K. S., & Nelson, K. M. (2015). PTSD and depression symptoms are associated with binge eating among US Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Eating Behaviors, 17, 115–118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2015.01.005
Military and Veterans Studies
Veterans, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Obesity, Binge eating
Veterans; Post-traumatic stress disorder
Government and Community Services
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Research Brief: "PTSD and Depression Symptoms are Associated with Binge Eating Among US Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans"" (2015). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 216.
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