Kelly Klump, MSU Foundation Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University

Kelly Klump, MSU Foundation Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University

Kelly's Latest Research: LinkING Impulsivity and Binge Eating

Do you get impulsive when you’re upset? If so, this could be putting you at risk for binge eating.

According to Kelly Klump, professor of psychology at Michigan State University and senior author, the more impulsive you are, the more likely it is you’ll binge eat when experiencing negative feelings.  

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KELLY FEATURED IN QUARTZ: EATING DISORDERS ARE ABOUT SCIENCE, NOT VANITY

It seems cruel to think about, but are our bodies aiding us in developing an eating disorder?  Unfortunately, the answer for some women, is yes. These disorders can manifest themselves in many forms and can even be brought on by genes and hormones in women’s bodies.


What Are Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are extremely serious. They have the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder and are associated with many medical problems and can lead to death.