No. Binge eating disorder is not the same thing as other eating disorders, called bulimia and anorexia.
Bulimia nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Bulimia is an eating disorder in which you: Eat lots of food at one time (binge) Then do things to make up for overeating (purge) To make up for overeating, most people make themselves throw... read more —you binge eat but make yourself throw up afterwards so you are usually a normal weight
Anorexia nervosa Anorexia Nervosa Anorexia is an eating disorder. If you have anorexia, you're obsessed with becoming thinner even if you're already underweight. This obsession makes you do one of two things: Eat very little... read more —you don't eat enough food and sometimes make yourself throw up after eating so you are too thin
Binge eating disorder—you binge eat but don't make yourself throw up and are usually overweight