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binge eating Line breaks: binge eat¦ing
Pronunciation: /bɪn(d)ʒ ˈiːtɪŋ/

Definition of binge eating in English:


[mass noun]
The consumption of large quantities of food in a short period of time, typically as part of an eating disorder: CBT is one of the most effective treatments for problems like depression, anxiety disorders, and binge eating
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  • The condition is characterised by the patient's inability to control the urge to indulge in binge eating.
  • Strict dieting may worsen binge eating in some people.
  • Bulimia, characterised by binge eating then purging, often by vomiting, is thought to affect up to 4% of Britons.
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