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What causes binge eating disorder?

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The exact cause of binge eating disorder is still unknown, but researchers are beginning to understand factors that lead to its development. Like other eating disorders, binge eating disorder seems to result from a combination of psychological, biological, and environmental factors.

SOURCES: Mayo Clinic. American Psychiatric Association, Psychiatric News.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

SOURCES: Mayo Clinic. American Psychiatric Association, Psychiatric News.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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