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Treatment of Binge Eating in Obese Patients in Primary Care

2014-07-24 14:20:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will test the effectiveness of two empirically-supported but distinct treatments for recurrent binge eating in obese patients: 1) Cognitive Behavior Therapy, using a pure self-help approach and 2) sibutramine, an anti-obesity medication also found to have efficacy for binge eating. Self-help Cognitive Behavior Therapy and sibutramine will be administered alone and in combination in a primary care setting.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

Sibutramine, Placebo, Self-help CBT + Sibutramine, Self-help CBT + Placebo

Location

Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) Primary Care Center (PCC)
New Haven
Connecticut
United States
06510

Status

Recruiting

Source

Yale University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:20:13-0400

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