Questionnaire - Are You A Compulsive Overeater?
This series of questions
may help you determine if you are a compulsive overeater. Many members
of Overeaters Anonymous have found that they have answered yes to
many of these questions.
Do you eat when
you're not hungry?
Do you go on
eating binges for no apparent reason?
Do you have
feelings of guilt and remorse after overeating?
Do you give
too much time and thought to food?
Do you look
forward with pleasure and anticipation to the time when you can
Do you plan
these secret binges ahead of time?
Do you eat sensibly
before others and make up for it alone?
Is your weight
affecting the way you live your life?
Have you tried
to diet for a week (or longer), only to fall short of your goal?
Do you resent
others telling you to "use a little willpower" to stop
to the contrary, have you continued to assert that you can diet
"on your own" whenever you wish?
Do you crave
to eat at a definite time, day or night, other than mealtime?
Do you eat to
escape from worries or trouble?
Have you ever
been treated for obesity or a food-related condition?
Does your eating
behavior make you or others unhappy?