Binge eating disorder symptoms

Binge eating disorder is generally associated with eating excessively and is linked to emotional issues. The chart below shows some of the psychological signs, behaviour traits and physical signs.

Psychological signs Behaviour patterns Physical signs
Feeling out of control Eating excessive food Weight gain
Feeling depressed and emotional Being secretive about eating  
Volatile mood swings Eating inappropriate food  
Feeling of guilt after eating    

On average binge eating and compensatory behaviours take place twice weekly and have done so for three months.

If you are binge eating, talk to your GP.