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Binge Eating Disorder Criteria

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What is binge eating disorder criteria for a DSM diagnosis?

  • Symptoms much occur for a minimum of six months.
  • The individual does not engage in compensatory behavior such as purging, fasting, excessive exercise, laxative abuse and diuretics.
  • Dieting is not a criterion; however women with binge eating disorder do go through periods of dieting and weight loss.
  • Recurrent episodes of binge eating. This indicates consuming what most people would consider an unusually large amount of food within a two hour time.
  • Feeling out of control and unable to stop the episode of binge eating.
  • Marked distress about the episode of binge eating.

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