Conditions InDepth: Eating Disorders
Binge Eating Disorder
- Eating 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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Bulimia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated March 28, 2013. Accessed July 11, 2013.
Eating disorders. National Institute of Mental Health website. Available at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/eating-disorders/index.shtml. Updated 2011. Accessed July 11, 2013.
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/17/2014 -