Do I Know The Differnce Between Overeating And Binge Eating?

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Do I Know The Differnce Between Overeating And Binge Eating? - Quiz


Find out if you understand the fine line between overeating and binge eating.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Being a binge eater would mean that I binge atleast two-three times a week.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that being a binge eater means bingeing at least two-three times a week. The answer is false because being a binge eater is not defined by the frequency of bingeing, but rather by the inability to control the amount of food consumed during a binge episode. Binge eating disorder is characterized by recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food in a short period of time, accompanied by a sense of loss of control. The frequency of these episodes can vary from person to person.

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  • 2. 

    Overeating means that I ate to the point of being full during a meal, snack, or party and this is not bingeing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Overeating refers to consuming a larger amount of food than what is required to satisfy hunger. It simply means eating until one feels full, which can happen during a regular meal, snack, or party. Bingeing, on the other hand, refers to a pattern of excessive and uncontrollable eating, often accompanied by feelings of guilt or loss of control. Since the statement clearly states that overeating is not the same as bingeing, it is true.

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  • 3. 

    If I have eaten because to cope with emotions or a certain situation at some time in my life, I am a binge eater.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because it does not provide enough information to determine if someone is a binge eater. Binge eating is characterized by consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time, typically accompanied by a loss of control. The statement only mentions eating to cope with emotions or situations, which is a common behavior but not necessarily indicative of binge eating. Binge eating disorder is a specific clinical diagnosis that requires further assessment by a healthcare professional.

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  • 4. 

    Overeating every single day to the point of exaust and fullness means I may be a binge eater and should consider seeing a Doctor.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that if someone consistently overeats to the point of exhaustion and fullness, they may be exhibiting signs of binge eating disorder. Binge eating disorder is a serious condition that can have negative physical and psychological effects. Seeking medical advice from a doctor would be a reasonable step to address and manage this issue.

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  • 5. 

    Bingeing twice a month to cope with stress doesn't mean I'm a binge eater.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A person who binges as little as twice a month may be classified as a binge eater and should consider seeing a Doctor about it.

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  • 6. 

    I binge every year on Thanksgiving, Christmas and my Birthday, I am definitley a Binge Eater.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Severely overeating at special occasions is considered to be cultural in the United States and as long as it is not done frequently, it is not considered to be a binge eating problem.

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