Diagnosing adults with binge eating disorder
A diagnosis of binge eating disorder (B.E.D.) should be based upon a complete evaluation of the patient that confirms the criteria for B.E.D. established in DSM-5®1:
Your EHR can help you evaluate patients
Your EHR can help you evaluate patients for B.E.D. with the Binge Eating Disorder Screener-7 (BEDS-7) accessible right from your patient’s chart.
- American Psychiatric Association. Binge-eating disorder. In: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 5th ed. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association; 2013:350-353. DSM-5® is a registered trademark of the American Psychiatric Association.