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Comparing Two Group Therapy Treatments for Binge Eating Disorder

This study will compare two different approaches for the treatment for Binge Eating Disorder.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: Group Psychotherapy-Negative Emotion Focus
  • Behavioral: Group Psychotherapy- Self-Esteem Focus




Inclusion Criteria:

   - Diagnosis of Binge Eating Disorder

   - Reside in the San Francisco Bay Area

   - Willing to commit to the study requirements

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Unstable medical problems

   - History of bipolar illness or schizophrenia

   - Receiving treatment for an eating disorder (or unwillingness to discontinue treatment
   upon study entry)

   - Membership in weight-loss groups such as Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig (or
   unwillingness to discontinue membership upon study entry)

   - Use of medications affecting weight or appetite. Antidepressants are acceptable, but
   doses of any psychiatric medication must have been stable for at least 3 months prior
   to study start

   - Breast-feeding

   - Require gastric-bypass surgery

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305