Eating behavior and eating disorders in adults before bariatric surgery.

  title={Eating behavior and eating disorders in adults before bariatric surgery.},
  author={James E. Mitchell and Wendy C. King and Anita P Courcoulas and George F Dakin and Katherine A Elder and Scott G. Engel and David R. Flum and Melissa Ann Kalarchian and Saurabh Khandelwal and John J. Pender and Walter Pories and Bruce M. Wolfe},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={48 2},
OBJECTIVE To describe eating patterns, prevalence of problematic eating behaviors, and determine factors associated with binge eating disorder (BED), before bariatric surgery. METHOD Before surgery, 2,266 participants (median age 46 years; 78.6% female; 86.9% white; median body mass index 45.9 kg/m(2) ) of the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery-2 (LABS-2) study completed eating behavior survey items in the self-administered LABS-2 Behavior form. Other measures included the Alcohol… CONTINUE READING
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