Conditions InDepth: Eating Disorders
Binge Eating Disorder
- Eating considerably more rapidly than normal
- Eating until you feel uncomfortably full
- Eating large amounts of food although you don’t feel hungry
- Eating alone due to embarrassment about the amount of food you eat
- Feeling disgusted about yourself, depressed, or guilty about your eating behavior
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 10/2012 -
- Update Date: 10/11/2012 -
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