Binge Eating Disorder is far more common that both Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa in both men and women. It is also strongly linked to other mental health disorders and over half of people with it don’t seek psychological help. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is common in people with all these forms of Eating Disorders.
Binge Eating Disorder linked to Other Mental Health Conditions
Binge Eating Disorder Myths De-bunked
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