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Are You a Food Addict or Suffer From an Overeating Problem?

Home Addiction Addiction Tests Are You a Food Addict or Suffer From an Overeating Problem?

Are You a Food Addict or Suffer From an Overeating Problem?

Do you think you or a loved one may have a food addiction? Take the following self-help quiz to find out if you may be displaying the common symptoms of a serious overeating problem. This test is only for informational purposes and should be not used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

Self Assessment Test:
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1. Has your physician suggested that your health is in jeopardy because of your weight?
2. Do you tend to eat much more when you are alone but eat a normal amount when around others?
3. Do you have trouble controlling what you eat?
4. During a meal, do you consume your food much more rapidly than a normal pace?
5. Is it common for you to eat such a great deal that you feel extreme discomfort?
6. Is it common for you to eat more than you initially meant to eat?
7. When you don�t have those foods that provide you comfort, do you feel anxious?
8. Do you notice that there are changes in your personality when you eat?
9. In the past, have you undergone treatment for a medical condition related to food?
10. Are you occasionally embarrassed at the quantity of food you consume?
11. Do you find yourself afraid to participate in certain activities because you are ashamed of your weight?
12. Do you eat in order to get away from the problems and fears in your life?
13. In your opinion, is the quantity of food you eat extreme?
14. Do you think about food so much that it wastes your extra time?
15. Do you find yourself eating considerable portions of food although you may not actually have an appetite?
This test is only for informational purposes and should not be used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

If you scored 0 on the test

Possibility of Food Addiction: Not Likely

Based on the results of the self-assessment, there is currently no concern that you suffer from an addiction to food. If you are still not sure about a possible food addiction, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be a troublesome addiction. It may also be a good idea to contact a professional that can help diagnose and treat food-related addictions.If you scored 1-4 on the test

Possiblity of Food Addiction: Minimal

Based on the results of the self-assessment, there is currently a small possibility that you suffer from an addiction to food. These results suggest that your eating behavior is worth a further look, but you may not be consistently engaging in damaging behaviors. If you are still not sure about a possible food addiction, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be a troublesome addiction. It may also be a good idea to contact a professional that can help diagnose and treat food-related addictions.If you scored 5-9 on the test

Possibility of Food Addiction: Modest

Based on the results of the self-assessment, there is currently a modest possibility that you suffer from an addiction to food. These results suggest that you should take a further look at your eating behavior and obtain a professional assessment from your local health care provider who may be able to help diagnose and treat food-related addictions. We recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be a troublesome addiction. It may also be a good idea to contact a professional that can help diagnose and treat food-related addictions.If you scored 10 or above on the test

Possibility of Food Addiction: Alarming

Based on the results of the self-assessment, there is currently an alarming possibility that you suffer from an addiction to food. It is likely that you currently suffer from an eating disorder and we recommend obtaining a professional assessment from your local health care provider who may be able to help diagnose and treat food-related addictions. Also, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be a troublesome addiction.