Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide

Binge-Eating Disorder

Katherine McEvoy, M.D., Angela S. Guarda, M.D.
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DEFINITION

  • Recurrent episodes of eating significantly more food in a short period of time than most people would eat under similar circumstances, accompanied by a sense of loss of control over eating

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Last updated: October 17, 2014