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Eating Disorders Center—Binge Eating (BED)

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Eating Disorders Center—Binge Eating (BED)

Overview | Anorexia | Bulimia | Binge Eating


Find answers in our in-depth report on eating disorders:

  Living With BED

Diagnosis of binge eating disorder

The American Psychiatric Association in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) formally categorizes BED according to five criteria.

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Understanding binge eating disorder in men

Binge eating disorder affects more than 1 million men in America. A typical binge may include eating anywhere from 1,000 to 15,000 calories at a time. In fact, it is not uncommon to actually have a "food hangover" the day after an especially large binge.

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