Plenary II – Binge Eating Disorder
By Kathleen Chinn
Amy Lampard chairs and act as discussant of this 2014 Conference Plenary, on the theme of Binge Eating Disorder (BED), which is now identified in DSM5 as a diagnosable condition. Kathleen Chin will discuss self-help groups and BED through the eyes of lived experience, Fiona Sutherland will present dietetic approaches and Emma Dove will review the effect of weight management strategies.
Kathleen Chinn has lived experience with Binge Eating Disorder and has been in recovery for 7 years. She currently works as the Service Development Coordinator for the Body Esteem Program in Perth. Kathleen has a background as a Civil Registrar and has a passion towards dispelling myths and raising awareness around the experience of Binge Eating.