Student Wellness Center
Student Services Building 4.5
Phone: (972) 883-4275

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 8-6
Friday 8-5
Evenings by appointment

Mailing Address
Student Wellness Center
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Rd., SSB42
Richardson, TX 75080

Binge Eating

Binge eating disorder is characterized by consuming excessive amounts of food on a regular basis. This can occur without feelings of hunger and can continue long after feelings of discomfort. After a binge-eating episode, an individual may attempt to diet or regulate their diet and can lead to the next binge-eating episode. Individuals with Binge-eating disorder can be normal weight, overweight or obese.

Symptoms

  • Eating to the point of discomfort or pain
  • Consuming more food during a binge episode than a normal meal
  • Consuming food at a fast rate
  • Eating alone
  • Feelings of disgust and depression over eating habits
  • Feeling that eating habits are out of control