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Binge Eating Disorder Clinical Trials

A listing of Binge Eating Disorder medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (27) clinical trials

Behavioral and Pharmacologic Treatment of Binge Eating and Obesity: Acute Treatment

Binge eating disorder (BED), the most prevalent formal eating disorder, is associated strongly with obesity and bio-psychosocial impairment. Improved treatments for obese patients with BED are needed that can produce sustained clinical outcomes and promote weight loss. This study (acute treatment stage) aims to test the effectiveness of behavioral weight ...


Effects of Negative Affect in Individuals With Binge Eating Episodes

Specific Aim 1: To test on two study days, one neutral affect and one negative affect day (affect induction) whether negative affect alters brain reinforcement learning in a dopamine system anchored taste reward learning paradigm (a task for prediction error and reward value computation) during functional magnetic resonance brain imaging ...

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Effectiveness of Prazosin in Bulimic Patients Experiencing Nightmares Due to PTSD

To the investigators knowledge, there is no treatment trial for prazosin use in patients with bulimia nervosa struggling with nightmares, looking at either objective or subjective measures. The investigators plan to probe the effectiveness of prazosin in bulimic patients experiencing nightmares due to PTSD using both subjective and objective measures ...

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Preventing Obesity in Military Communities-Adolescents

The prevalence of overweight among military personnel and their dependents is at a rate similar to that of the civilian population. Nearly 30% of adolescent dependents are overweight, including approximately 15-17% who are obese, placing them at high risk for impairments in metabolic functioning, type 2 diabetes, and adult obesity. ...

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MindOb: A 12-month Computerized Mindfulness-based Intervention for Obese Individuals

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a daily 12-month computerized mindfulness-based intervention in obese patients diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder (BED) on: impulsive eating, motivation toward exercise, and weight loss.

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Optimizing a Smartphone Application for Individuals With Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders (ED) are common and serious psychological disorders. Anorexia Nervosa (AN) has a prevalence estimated at between 0.48% and 0.70% among young females. Bulimia Nervosa (BN) is a serious mental health problem, with a prevalence of between 1-2% of young women while clinically significant bulimic behaviors occur in an ...

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Healthy Approach to weIght Management and Food in Eating Disorders (HAPIFED)

In sum, a new approach in management of the increasing numbers of obese people with BN and BED is needed. The investigators propose a RCT that will compare a novel therapy HAPIFED with the current 'gold-standard' trans diagnostic treatment, CBT-E. HAPIFED has been developed by the CIs and is based ...


Cephalic Phase in Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa and Obese Binge Eaters

Food stimulation of gastric and pancreatic secretion is classically divided into cephalic, gastric and intestinal phases. Cephalic phase refers to a simultaneous activation of gastrointestinal motility, gastric acid and pancreatic enzyme secretion ,as well as, release of hormones from the endocrine pancreas which occurs through activation of vagal -efferents as ...

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Binge Eating Liraglutide Intervention

All applicants will be initially screened by phone and/or electronically to determine whether they potentially meet eligibility criteria. Those who appear to meet eligibility criteria and remain interested in the trial will be scheduled for an in-person interview. The in-person interview will be conducted by a psychologist or Masters' level ...


Light Therapy and Binge Eating Disorder Treatment (BED Light Study)

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is the most widespread food behavior disorder, with prevalence three times higher than anorexia. Its pathophysiology remains poorly understood and the investigators have few therapeutic options. Following a review of the literature, the investigators hypothesize that luminotherapy could be an innovative treatment of BED by its ...

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