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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Although it has only recently been recognized as a distinct condition, binge eating disorder is probably the most common eating disorder.
In contrast to other eating disorders, one-third to one-fourth of all patients with binge eating disorder are men.
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This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 12-week study was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of daily oral administration of ALKS 33 or placebo in 68 patients with binge eating disorder.
Unfortunately, the treatments have been less effective for weight loss in obese patients with binge eating disorder, he added.
Of promise are studies suggesting that treatment in a weight-loss clinic is as effective in obese patients with binge eating disorder as in those without binge eating disorder.
Since its debut in the DSM-IV under the heading "Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified," binge eating disorder has become far and away the most commonly diagnosed eating disorder, accounting for nearly two-thirds of all such diagnoses.
This new piece of research gives scientists a better understanding about binge eating disorder, which isn't well understood.
Binge eating disorder includes bouts of overeating, but without purging, and researchers have linked it to obesity.