Individuals with binge eating disorder may be embarrassed about overeating and want to stop, but the compulsion to binge can be so strong it’s hard to resist.
- Eating large amounts of food
- Eating even when full or not hungry
- Eating much more rapidly than normal during binge episodes
- Eating until uncomfortably full
- Eating alone because of embarrassment of how much one is eating
- Feeling disgusted, guilty or depressed after the binge eating episode