College students' definitions of an eating "binge" differ as a function of gender and binge eating disorder status.

Abstract

Males and females engage in comparable rates of binge eating, but gender differences in what constitutes a "binge" may contribute to the disproportionate likelihood of females meeting diagnostic criteria for binge eating disorder (BED). Using data from one university enrolled in the 2010 Healthy Minds Study, we investigated the differences in "eating binge… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2011.03.001

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