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Disease Binge-Eating Disorder

Name Binge-Eating Disorder
Synonyms Binge Eating Disorder | Binge-Eating Disorders | Disorder, Binge-Eating | Disorders, Binge-Eating
Definition A disorder associated with three or more of the following: eating until feeling uncomfortably full; eating large amounts of food when not physically hungry; eating much more rapidly than normal; eating alone due to embarrassment; feeling of disgust, DEPRESSION, or guilt after overeating. Criteria includes occurrence on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months. The binge eating is not associated with the regular use of inappropriate compensatory behavior (i.e. purging, excessive exercise, etc.) and does not co-occur exclusively with BULIMIA NERVOSA or ANOREXIA NERVOSA. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
Categories Mental disorder
MeSH® ID D056912

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DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Feeding and Eating Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Binge-Eating Disorder Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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