FOOD ADDICTION By N., Sam M.S. - 0 the name given to an eating disturbance where a person is preoccupied with weight, body image and food. Food is a source of pleasure. See binge eating disorder; bulimia nervosa. FOOD ADDICTION: "A person with a food addiction will be a compulsive eater." Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION GAMBLING Evaluation of a Qualitative Study HUNGER DRIVE COMPULSIVE PERSONALITY DRUG ADDICTION ALCOHOLIC ADDICTION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) BULIMIA (Hyperorexia, Polyphagia) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FOOD ADDICTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/food-addiction/ (accessed November 27, 2021).