Main Features

  • Out-of-control eating
  • Eating more than the body needs at any one time
  • Eating much more quickly than usual during bingeing episodes
  • Eating until uncomfortably full
  • Eating large amounts of food, even when not hungry
  • Eating alone (often due to embarrassment at amount of food being eaten)
  • Feelings of inadequacy and worthlessness
  • Feelings of guilt and shame
  • Depression and related symptoms
  • Low self esteem
  • Dissatisfaction with body image
  • Feeling out of control
  • Anxiety
  • Significant weight gain
  • Digestive problems
  • Joint and muscular pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Poor skin condition