Questions & Answers: Nocturnal binge eating

Questions & Answers

Published: November, 2007

Q. Is nocturnal binge eating a problem that needs to be treated?

A. The occasional late-night snack is nothing to worry about. But nightly bingeing merits a closer look. Experts debate the value of creating a specific diagnostic category for nocturnal over-eating, but they don't debate the significance of the problem.

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