Binge eating in children and adolescents.

  title={Binge eating in children and adolescents.},
  author={Marsha D. Marcus and Melissa Ann Kalarchian},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={34 Suppl},
OBJECTIVE To establish what is known about binge eating in children and adolescents and to identify unresolved questions. METHOD We reviewed relevant studies to highlight and synthesize salient research findings. DISCUSSION Available research has suggested that loss of control over eating may be more important than consumption of an objectively large amount of food in the assessment of binge eating in children. In addition, dieting may not be associated consistently with binge eating in… CONTINUE READING

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