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2,751 hits 1.0 (1 vote) Share Favorite | Flag 5 mos ago by womersley

Is overeating an eating disorder?


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5 months ago - Friday 6/2/17 - 7:53:52 AM EST (GMT-5)
No, it's a behaviour.

Over-eating, or under-eating, may be a symptom of/arise from a mental disorder, but 'over-eating' per se doesn't refer to the disordered thinking patterns that lead to it.
5 months ago - Friday 6/2/17 - 10:13:02 PM EST (GMT-5)
Repeatedly. Yes.
5 months ago - Monday 6/5/17 - 2:36:29 PM EST (GMT-5)
Depends.

If it has a compulsive quality to it, yes. Binge eating disorder (BED). Or binge eating w/purging (bulimia).

But people with no mental issues can overeat from time to time without a psychological component.

5 months ago - Monday 6/5/17 - 4:54:11 PM EST (GMT-5)
Compulsive over eating is an eating disorder.
5 months ago - Tuesday 6/6/17 - 4:05:22 PM EST (GMT-5)
i'm not sure if you mean a single instance of overeating, or if one does it on a regular basis. the latter, definitely, but the former, i think we all do it from time to time.
1 month ago - Tuesday 10/3/17 - 5:36:25 PM EST (GMT-5)
Easily. Lmao
1 month ago - Friday 10/6/17 - 10:52:38 AM EST (GMT-5)
I mean over-eating on a constant basis.
Always eating too much because one believes one isn't eating enough.
Forcing yourself to eat more when you are not even hungry anymore and have already eaten enough.



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