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Is a fear of eating an eating disorder?


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Answered 2012-05-07 10:20:20

Fear of eating and gaining weight is a common sign / symptom of an eating disroder.

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Not in and of itself, but fear of food and eating (and potentially gaining weight from eating such foods) can be a key sign to an eating disorder.


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Yes, Binge Eating Disorder (also called Compulsive Overeating) is an eating disorder as listed in the DSM-IV.


It is literally called Binge Eating Disorder & is an eating disorder like Anorexia Nervosa & Bulimia Nervosa.


An eating disorder with binge eating is bulimia nervosa.


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It is known as 'B.E.D', or 'Binge Eating Disorder' (also called Compulsive Overeating). It is an official eating disorder listed in the DSM-IV.


Any eating disorder can be fatal is the eating habit is continued for a prolonged period of time. One in five people who have an eating disorder, die from it.


No. This behavior doesn't meet DSM criteria for an eating disorder


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Eating non-food products (such as raw flour) can be a sign of the eating disorder known as pica.


An eating disorder is a psychological disorder in which the person has disturbed or abnormal eating habits. Anorexia and bulimia are eating disorders.


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someone, who has a disorder eating.


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