Stress & the brain. Stress can either make your adrenals fatigued thus causing you to crave sugar and salt, or it can deplete your serotonin and dopamune, again making you crave food, especially carbs (chips, soda, candy, cake, etx). Rather than guessing, i recommend adrenal hormone measurements through saliva over 4 periods of the day and urinary brain chemistry measurements. Check out www.Dasilvainstitute.Com.
Have you considered. Overeaters' anonymous. It's a free program that has an automatic support system built in.Ways to address stress. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, >.