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Pramipexole for Binge Eating Disorder

2014-08-27 03:14:32 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is being conducted to evaluate the effects that the drug pramipexole has on mood, food craving, and other behaviors that may be related to binge eating disorder.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Binge Eating Disorder

Intervention

Pramipexole

Location

Neuropsychiatric Research Institute
Fargo
North Dakota
United States
58103

Status

Recruiting

Source

Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Fargo, North Dakota

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:32-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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)

An eating disorder that is characterized by a cycle of binge eating (BULIMIA or bingeing) followed by inappropriate acts (purging) to avert weight gain. Purging methods often include self-induced VOMITING, use of LAXATIVES or DIURETICS, excessive exercise, and FASTING.

An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)

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Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.

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