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Compulsive buying: descriptive characteristics and psychiatric comorbidity.
BACKGROUND Compulsive buying is infrequently described in the psychiatric literature despite suggestions that it may be prevalent. The authors investigated the demographics and phenomenology of thisExpand
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An examination of the food addiction construct in obese patients with binge eating disorder.
OBJECTIVE This study examined the psychometric properties of the Yale food addiction scale (YFAS) in obese patients with binge eating disorder (BED) and explored its association with measures ofExpand
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Defining clinically meaningful change in health-related quality of life.
This article reviews current approaches to defining clinically meaningful change in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and provides guidelines for their use. Definitions of clinically meaningfulExpand
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Development of a brief measure to assess quality of life in obesity.
OBJECTIVE Obesity researchers have a growing interest in measuring the impact of weight and weight reduction on quality of life. The Impact of Weight on Quality of Life questionnaire (IWQOL) was theExpand
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The Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ): psychometric properties of a measure of severity of the Night Eating Syndrome.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ) as a measure of severity of the Night Eating Syndrome (NES). The 14-item NEQ assesses the behavioral and psychologicalExpand
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Daily and momentary mood and stress are associated with binge eating and vomiting in bulimia nervosa patients in the natural environment.
The relation of mood and stress to binge eating and vomiting in the natural environments of patients with bulimia nervosa (BN) was examined using real-time data collection. Women (n = 131; mean age =Expand
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Psychometric properties of the eating disorder examination-questionnaire: factor structure and internal consistency.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the factor structure and the internal consistency of the Eating Disorder Examination-Questionnaire (EDE-Q). METHOD The EDE-Q wasExpand
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PQP3: DEFINING CLINICALLY MEANINGFUL CHANGE IN HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE
OBJECTIVES: This paper reviews current approaches to defining clinically meaningful change in health-related quality of life (HRQOL). METHODS: Definitions of clinically meaningful change areExpand
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Screening for eating disorders in primary care: EDE-Q versus SCOFF.
OBJECTIVE AND METHODS The comparative validity of the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) (22 items) and SCOFF (five items) in screening for cases of the more commonly occurring eatingExpand
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Health benefits of gastric bypass surgery after 6 years.
CONTEXT Extreme obesity is associated with health and cardiovascular disease risks. Although gastric bypass surgery induces rapid weight loss and ameliorates many of these risks in the short term,Expand
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