The BES is a 16-item questionnaire assessing the presence of certain binge eating behaviors which may be indicative of an eating disorder.
Below are groups of statements about behavior, thoughts, and emotional states.

Please indicate which statement in each group best describes how you feel. As you go through the questionnaire, record your results on paper by the letter associated next to each statement. 

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  6. After eating too much:
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J. Gormally. The Assessment of Binge Eating Severity Among Obese Persons. 7(1): Addictive Behaviors 47-55. 1982.
 

Now that you’ve completed the questions, calculate your number score using the following guide

For every (A) result, give yourself zero points. 
(B) = 1 point
(C) = 2 points
(D) = 3 points
(E) = 3 points

You should now have a numbered score between 0 and 46.

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The information provided by this assessment is for educational and purposes only and not intended to diagnose any disease or condition. Only a trained mental health professional can formally diagnose or treat a psychological condition. If you have any concerns about your mental health, please talk to a professional.