Alexithymia and body image in adult outpatients with binge eating disorder.

  title={Alexithymia and body image in adult outpatients with binge eating disorder.},
  author={Alessandro Carano and Domenico De Berardis and Francesco Gambi and Cinzia Di Paolo and Daniela Campanella and Lucia Pelusi and Gianna Sepede and Enrico V Mancini and Raffaella La Rovere and Gabriele Salini and C Romano M Cotellessa and Rosa Maria Salerno and Filippo Maria Ferro},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={39 4},
OBJECTIVE The current study elucidates the relations between alexithymia and body image in patients with binge eating disorder (BED). METHOD One hundred one patients with BED were evaluated. Alexithymia was measured with the Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20). The severity of BED was measured with the Binge Eating Scale (BES). Body concerns were assessed with the Body Shape Questionnaire-Short Version (BSQ-S), the Body Uneasiness Test (BUT), and the Body Attitude Test (BAT). Additional… CONTINUE READING
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