World Mental Health Day: Is binge eating a mental disorder?

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How many of us have eaten a bucket full of chocolate ice cream in one go? Is that only binge eating? In 2010, a American Psychiatric Association expelled a new breeze on mental disorders that showed some poignant changes in a sequence of bipolar disorder, Asperger’s syndrome and binge eating. They termed Binge eating as a mental disorder, adding it to a organisation of eating disorders that includes anorexia and bulimia.

According to a Association, binge eating is tangible as immoderate vast portions of food when you’re not inspired and afterwards feeling troubled and depressed. It’s a magnitude of this guilty pleasure — and a abyss of a agonise he or she feels after eating — that raises flags.

Emotions tend to get stronger and a titillate to binge appears, and when this isn’t harnessed it takes over a mind. But when does one know that they humour from this illness? Dr Kamna Chibber, clergyman during Fortis Memorial Research Institute, explains a pivotal difference.

“When a certain chairman suffers from this mental commotion they tend to binge eat frequently. Whereas, a infrequent day of overdrinking comes once in a while where a chairman has control over a apportionment of food and is still peaceful to go overboard. Also, rule is a vital cause that creates this large difference”, pronounced Dr Chhibber.


Feeling depressed, guilty or ashamed are some feelings that follow after that. If a chairman gets a disastrous picture of their physique this irrational eating habits during times turns into anorexia and bulimia.

Remember, eating disorders are curable with a right kind of treatment.

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