Binge eating, weight gain and psychosocial adjustment in patients with bipolar disorder.

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Binge Eating (BE) is a common eating pattern in patients with Bipolar Disorder (BD). BE may confer an increased risk for obesity, morbidity, mortality and poorer quality of life. We assessed the presence of BE and its impact on body weight, body image and self-esteem in 50 patients with BD and 50 age- and gender-matched controls. The presence and severity… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2008.06.016

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@article{Castrogiovanni2009BingeEW, title={Binge eating, weight gain and psychosocial adjustment in patients with bipolar disorder.}, author={Silvia Castrogiovanni and Isabella Soreca and Daniela Troiani and Mauro Mauri}, journal={Psychiatry research}, year={2009}, volume={169 1}, pages={88-90} }