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What causes binge eating?

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Dr. Nina Savelle-rocklin
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple causes

Binge eating may be caused by both physiological and psychological reasons.
If you do not eat enough during the day, you may get so ravenous that you cannot stop eating and binge for that reason. Psychologically, binges can be a way to distract, numb, comfort or punish yourself. Some people unconsciously convert emotional pain to physical by eating so much that their stomachs hurt, for example.

In brief: Multiple causes

Binge eating may be caused by both physiological and psychological reasons.
If you do not eat enough during the day, you may get so ravenous that you cannot stop eating and binge for that reason. Psychologically, binges can be a way to distract, numb, comfort or punish yourself. Some people unconsciously convert emotional pain to physical by eating so much that their stomachs hurt, for example.
Dr. Nina Savelle-rocklin
Dr. Nina Savelle-rocklin
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Binging

Biopsychosocial factors; predisposition, self esteem, and social pressures.

In brief: Binging

Biopsychosocial factors; predisposition, self esteem, and social pressures.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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