Description and Evaluation of Eating Disorders in Elite Athletes (TCA SHN)
Athletes in particular elite athletes have obsessional food and body concerns, in bond with a worship of the performance more and more invading, which lead to clinical and subclinical eating disorders. These eating disorders differ according to the disciplines and are difficult to diagnose in athletes because there are insufficiently described.
Our aim at estimating the frequency of eating disorders in athletes and describing eating disorders by means of somatic, dietetic and psychological evaluations.
Time Perspective: Prospective
Nantes University Hospital
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01544400
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on April 17, 2013
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Feeding And Eating Disorders Of Childhood
Mental disorders related to feeding and eating that are usually diagnosed in infancy or early childhood.
A disorder associated with three or more of the following: eating until feeling uncomfortably full; eating large amounts of food when not physically hungry; eating much more rapidly than normal; eating alone due to embarrassment; feeling of disgust, DEPRESSION, or guilt after overeating. Criteria includes occurrence on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months. The binge eating is not associated with the regular use of inappropriate compensatory behavior (i.e. purging, excessive exercise, etc.) and does not co-occur exclusively with BULIMIA NERVOSA or ANOREXIA NERVOSA. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
A group of disorders characterized by physiological and psychological disturbances in appetite or food intake.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
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