Binge-eating disorder is characterized in the DSM-5 as "recurring episodes of eating significantly more food in a short period of time than most people would eat under similar circumstances," and it currently affects 1-5 percent of the general population. Sally Slater spoke candidly to The Huffington Post about what it's like to live with binge-eating disorder. Her interview has been edited and condensed for this illustrated story.
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