Doctors can diagnose BED through one or more of the following tests:
Interview with a mental health provider, including a discussion about your child's eating behaviors
What is the Difference Between BED and Typical Overeating?
Overeating usually happens around social events and holidays. It does not happen every day. Overeating becomes a problem when it replaces normal eating behaviors or when a person feels guilty, ashamed, or upset by overeating.