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Cognitive behavioural therapy does not improve outcome in obese women with binge eating disorder receiving a comprehensive very low calorie diet programme

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Q Does cognitive behavioural therapy improve the outcome of a comprehensive very low calorie diet programme in obese women with binge eating disorder?

METHODS

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Randomised controlled trial.

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Open.

Embedded ImageBlinding:

Unblinded.

Embedded ImageFollow up period:

Twelve months.

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University of Minnesota, USA.

Embedded ImagePatients:

Seventy one women aged 18–55 years with binge eating disorder (DSM-IV; mean BMI 36.1 kg/m2). Exclusions: serious medical comorbidity; psychotropic medication; psychosis, suicidal tendencies or substance abuse; current psychiatric or obesity treatment.

Embedded ImageIntervention:

Control group: very low calorie diet programme involving a 12 week fasting phase (800 kcal/day in rehydrated powdered supplement form) …

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