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What are mild, moderate, and severe levels of binge eating disorder?

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Your doctor may consider binge eating mild if it happens 1-3 times a week, moderate if it happens 4-7 times a week, severe if it happens 8-13 times a week, or extreme if it happens 14 or more times a week.

From: Binge Eating Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Binge Eating Disorder Association.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders: "Binge Eating Disorder."

National Eating Disorders Association: "Binge Eating Disorder."

Weight-Control Information Network: "Binge Eating Disorder."

Womenshealth.gov: "Binge Eating Disorder Fact Sheet."

American Psychiatric Association: "Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2019

SOURCES:

Binge Eating Disorder Association.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders: "Binge Eating Disorder."

National Eating Disorders Association: "Binge Eating Disorder."

Weight-Control Information Network: "Binge Eating Disorder."

Womenshealth.gov: "Binge Eating Disorder Fact Sheet."

American Psychiatric Association: "Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2019

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