Are You a Closet Eater? 4 Important Tips
Some of us binge on food at Thanksgiving and eat too much cake on our birthdays. Discover where bingeing ends and binge eating disorder (BED) begins.
Many of us go to extremes. We binge-watch TV. We use social media 24/7. We overindulge in food. But when overeating interferes with your life, and triggers guilt and distress, you may have binge eating disorder (BED). Below, psychologist Kathleen Ashton, PhD, an expert on BED, explains the new eating disorder, only officially recognized by psychiatrists in 2014.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy