Evaluating binge eating disorder in children: development of the children's binge eating disorder scale (C-BEDS).

@article{Shapiro2007EvaluatingBE,
  title={Evaluating binge eating disorder in children: development of the children's binge eating disorder scale (C-BEDS).},
  author={Jennifer R. Shapiro and Sandra L Woolson and Robert M. Hamer and Melissa Ann Kalarchian and Marsha D. Marcus and Cynthia M Bulik},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={82-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Binge eating disorder (BED) may manifest itself differently in children than adults. Recently researchers have proposed provisional criteria for measuring BED in children. The purpose of this study was to develop a brief, simple, structured, interviewer-administered scale (C-BEDS) to measure BED in children according to the provisional criteria and to compare diagnostic results with SCID diagnoses. METHOD A total of 55 children between the ages of 5 and 13 were interviewed with both… CONTINUE READING