Binge eating disorder is more accurately characterized by its emotional symptoms:
*Lack of control once one begins to eat. A patient is eating large amounts of food rapidly until feeling uncomfortable
*Feeling guilty or depressed after overeating
*Disgust or self-hatred about eating behaviors
*Hoarding of food
*Eating alone because of embarrassment
*Hiding empty food containers
*Eating late at night
*Avoiding social situations where food may be present
Binge eating disorder and symptoms associated with binge eating disorder may result in obesity though obesity is not necessarily a result of binge eating disorder.
What are the symptoms of binge eating disorder?