Psychosocial variables, eating behavior, depression, and binge eating in morbidly obese subjects.

@article{Riener2006PsychosocialVE,
  title={Psychosocial variables, eating behavior, depression, and binge eating in morbidly obese subjects.},
  author={Raphaela Riener and Karin Schindler and Bernhard Ludvik},
  journal={Eating behaviors},
  year={2006},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={309-14}
}
OBJECTIVES Binge eating disorder (BED) is a frequent and significant psychiatric comorbidity among patients seeking treatment for obesity. The purpose of this study was to determine whether morbidly obese subjects with BED differ from those without BED (NBED) in terms of eating behavior, social/environmental variables, and depression. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Out of 110 morbidly obese (BMI > or = 40 kg/m2) subjects, 88 could be reliably classified as BED (19) or NBED (69). These… CONTINUE READING