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.