Peter M Doyle

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OBJECTIVE The study aimed to explore the Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) for adolescent males with eating disorders (EDs) compared with adolescent females with EDs. METHOD Data were collected from 48 males and matched on percent median body weight (MBW) and age to 48 females at two sites. RESULTS Adolescent males with anorexia nervosa-type(More)
This case series aims to examine the preliminary efficacy, acceptability and feasibility of Family-Based Treatment to promote weight restoration in young adults with anorexia nervosa. Four young adults with sub/threshold anorexia nervosa were provided 11–20 sessions of Family-Based Treatment for young adults with pre-, post- and follow-up assessments. At(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine if early weight gain predicted remission at the end of treatment in a clinic sample of adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN). METHOD Sixty five adolescents with AN (mean age = 14.9 years, SD = 2.1), from two sites (Chicago n = 45; Columbia n = 20) received a course of manualized family-based treatment(More)
OBJECTIVE This article provides an analysis of the use of artificial sweeteners, caffeine, and excess fluids in patients diagnosed with anorexia nervosa (AN). METHOD Seventy participants with AN were recruited to participate in an ecologic momentary assessment study which included nutritional analysis using the Nutrition Data Systems for Research, a(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the agreement between three methods to calculate expected body weight (EBW) for adolescents with eating disorders: (1) BMI percentile, (2) McLaren, and (3) Moore methods. METHODS The authors conducted a cross-sectional analysis of baseline information from adolescents seeking treatment of disordered eating at The University of(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine if early response predicted remission at the end of a controlled trial. METHOD Eighty adolescents with bulimia nervosa participated in an RCT comparing family-based treatment and individual supportive psychotherapy. Response to treatment was assessed via self-report of bingeing and purging. Remission(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine if presurgery (T1), post-surgery (T2), or the change in body mass index (BMI) between these time points are useful predictors for predicting longer-term (T3) outcome in gastric bypass surgery. METHODS The sample consisted of 72 gastric bypass surgery patients with an average age of 40.5. The mean(More)
This review focuses on the use of family-based treatment (FBT) for adolescents with eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN). AN and BN are serious disorders with significant psychiatric and medical morbidity. Data support the use of family treatments for adolescents with eating disorders. Developed at the Maudsley(More)
BACKGROUND Bulimia nervosa (BN) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) are disorders that involve emotion dysregulation, for negative emotion in particular, as well as impulsive behaviors beyond binge eating and vomiting. Given these similarities in psychopathology, it is not surprising that those with BN also present with BPD in approximately one third(More)
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