Megan I. Osborne

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OBJECTIVE This study examined the efficacy of an Internet-facilitated intervention for weight maintenance and binge eating in adolescents. METHODS A total of 105 adolescent male and female high school students at risk for overweight (mean age: 15.1 +/- 1.0 years) were randomly assigned to a 16-week online intervention, StudentBodies2-BED (n = 52), or the(More)
OBJECTIVE Given limited data on the diagnostic validity of binge eating disorder (BED) in adolescents, this study sought to characterize overweight adolescents according to types of overeating episodes. METHOD Ninety-six adolescents (ages 13-17 years) with recurrent binge eating (BE), loss of control with or without overeating (subclinical BE; SUB),(More)
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to develop a model to simultaneously prevent eating disorders and weight gain among female high school students. METHOD Of 188 female 10th graders enrolled in health classes, 174 elected to participate in the current study. They were assessed on-line and decided to participate in one of four interventions appropriate to their(More)
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