An eating disorder characterized by low body weight or intense fear of weight gain. Usually the patient is at an unhealthy body weight due to fear of weight gain or body image distortions of that weight.
Binge Eating Disorder
Consuming large amounts of food or an abnormal amount of food at once sitting. They are out of control with the amount of food one is eating and often are done in secret, past the point of fullness. Sometimes emotional eating.
Distorted body image and desire to lower weight by extreme or uncontrolled overeating and consuming large quantities of food in a short time, is followed by self-induced vomiting or purging. This can also be accompanied by over-exercising.
A consequence of binge eating. A medical diagnosis for being in a larger body or metabolic issues.
Eating to soothe or numb positive or negative emotions. Emotional eating uses food as a coping skill, eating to satisfy emotional needs rather than to satisfy hunger.
Disordered Eating & Emotional Eating
This includes restrictive eating, compulsive eating, irregular inflexible eating, extreme dieting, extreme food rules, etc.
An Unhealthy obsession with physical activity often stemming from body image disorders and eating disorders.