Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Identifier:
First received: July 16, 2002
Last updated: January 12, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
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.

Condition Intervention
Binge Eating Disorder
Behavioral: Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder

Further study details as provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: July 2002
Study Completion Date: December 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
  • 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)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00041743

United States, Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55454
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Principal Investigator: Scott J Crow, MD Universtiy of Minnesota
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00041743     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Crow (completed) 
Study First Received: July 16, 2002
Last Updated: January 12, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Binge-Eating Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Mental Disorders
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive processed this record on May 26, 2016