Mobbing and bullying certainly qualifies as violence and TIs under certain conditions can become more isolated and thus vulnerable than at other times in their lives.
As we age our abilities to cope change.
As we become seasoned at fighting back and defending ourselves we may not take into account that our bodies change as we age.
People should take this into account becuz we may need to adapt to changes that come with age-not just changes in outside conditions.
There are 12 step group meetings for over eating and other 12 step may be used.
Keeping a person at high stress levels can cause burn out and eventually damage the body to cause ill health. Causing someone to give up is also an end result.
Overeating will certainly cause ill health effects eventually, especially if a TI is isolated from sex, touch, emotional support, validation and experiencing new things or learning like education.
Isolation, loneliness and being abused daily can result in stress eating. This is the opposite of anorexia. Some of us only wish we had that problem and if you are a stress over eater you may feel that even though that coping mechanism isnt any better.