People who have this disorder tend to be:
- Excessively overweight
- Distressed about this eating pattern
Although this condition doesn't cause the types of problems that go with refusing to eat or self-induced vomiting or other types of purging, it does causes complications from obesity.
Causes and Risk Factors
Nearly half the people with this disorder are men. They tend to be adults rather than teens. This condition tends to affect people who are obese.