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3. Investigation

Only a healthcare professional can diagnose emotional eating, and the diagnosis requires taking time to explore lifestyle and behaviors, particularly around eating habits, and identifying triggers of excessive eating. Several questionnaires can assist in making a diagnosis; this information will help identify the most suitable treatment plan.

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