binge eating disorder

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A condition characterised by recurrent binge eating—at least 2 days/week for 6 months; absence of anorexia nervosa; no recurrent purging, excessive exercise or fasting, marked distress with 3+ of following: Eating very rapidly; eating until uncomfortably full; eating when not hungry; eating alone; feeling disgusted or guilty after a binge

binge eating disorder

Psychiatry A condition characterized by recurrent binge eating–at least 2 days/wk for 6 months; absence of anorexia nervosa; no recurrent purging, excessive exercise or fasting marked distress with 3+ of following: Eating very rapidly; eating until uncomfortably full; eating when not hungry; eating alone; feeling disgusted or guilty after a binge See Eating disorder.
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