Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder

Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder


Lead sponsor: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Source National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Brief Summary

This is a study examining the use of different degrees of therapist involvement in the treatment of Binge Eating Disorder. The study will examine both which approaches work best for decreasing symptoms and which are most cost-effective.

Overall Status Completed
Start Date July 2002
Completion Date December 2007
Phase N/A
Study Type Interventional
Enrollment 200

Intervention type: Behavioral

Intervention name: Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy



- Binge Eating Disorder

- Age 18-65, Male or Female

- Not Currently receiving psychotherapy

- Not currently in Formal weight loss treatment

- No current unstable medical problems

- No history of Bipolar illness or Schizophrenia

- Overweight or Obese (body mass index 25-45)

Gender: All

Minimum age: 18 Years

Maximum age: 65 Years

Healthy volunteers: No

Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Scott J Crow, MD Principal Investigator Universtiy of Minnesota
facility University of Minnesota
Location Countries

United States

Verification Date

January 2010

Has Expanded Access No
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Study Design Info

Allocation: Randomized

Intervention model: Parallel Assignment

Primary purpose: Treatment