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Title: A cognitive-behavioural therapeutic program for patients with obesity and binge eating disorder: short- and long term follow-up data of a prospective study
Authors: Vanderlinden, Johan ×
Adriaensen, An
Vancampfort, Davy
Pieters, Guido
Probst, Michel
Vansteelandt, Kristof #
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Series Title: Behavior Modification vol:36 issue:5 pages:670-686
Abstract: The goal of this study is to investigate the efficacy of a manualized cognitive-behavioral therapeutic (CBT) approach for patients with obesity and binge eating disorder (BED) on the short and longer term. A prospective study without a control group consisting of three measurements (a baseline measurement and two follow-up assessments up to 5 years after the start of the CBT treatment) was used. A total of 56 patients with obesity and BED (age = 39.7 ± 10-9 years; body mass index [BMI] = 38.5 ± 8.3 kg/m2) participated in the study. BMI, number of binges per week, general psychological well-being, mood, attitude toward one’s body, and loss of control over the eating behavior were evaluated by means of mixed models. Results indicate that a CBT approach offered 1 day a week during an average 7 months produces benefits on eating behaviors, weight, and psychological parameters that are durable up to 3.5 years post treatment.

© 2012 SAGE Publications, Inc.
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ISSN: 0145-4455
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Neurosciences - miscellaneous
Research Group Psychiatry
Research Group for Adapted Physical Activity and Psychomotor Rehabilitation
Clinical Psychology
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