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Binge-Eating Disorder

"Binge-Eating Disorder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A disorder associated with three or more of the following: eating until feeling uncomfortably full; eating large amounts of food when not physically hungry; eating much more rapidly than normal; eating alone due to embarrassment; feeling of disgust, DEPRESSION, or guilt after overeating. Criteria includes occurrence on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months. The binge eating is not associated with the regular use of inappropriate compensatory behavior (i.e. purging, excessive exercise, etc.) and does not co-occur exclusively with BULIMIA NERVOSA or ANOREXIA NERVOSA. (From DSM-IV, 1994)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Binge-Eating Disorder" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Binge-Eating Disorder" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 62 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2017
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