Binge Eating Quiz

By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

Sad woman binge eating

This quiz is designed to help give you some idea about whether you might suffer from an eating disorder called binge eating disorder (BED). It is based upon the actual diagnostic criteria used to diagnose this disorder.

Instructions: For each item, indicate how much you agree or disagree with the statement. This takes most people less than 2 minutes to complete. Take your time and answer truthfully for the most accurate results.

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I am a year old / /


1. I've experienced episodes of binge eating more than once.


2. My episodes of binge eating are characterized by eating during a specific period of time (say, within a 2-hour period), an amount of food that is definitely larger than what most people would eat in a similar period of time, under similar circumstances.


3. During my binge eating episodes, I've experienced a feeling that I lacked control over my eating (e.g., a feeling that I could not stop eating, or control what or how much I was eating during the episode).


4. The binge eating episodes I've experienced have included:









 


 

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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 18 Jan 2017
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