A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of fluvoxamine in binge eating disorder: A high placebo response
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Twenty subjects with binge eating disorder were randomly assigned to flexible-dose fluvoxamine or placebo for 12 weeks. A significant reduction in binge frequency, Beck Depression Inventory scores and the eating concern, shape concern and weight concern subscales of the Eating Disorder Examination were noted for both fluvoxamine (n = 9) and placebo (n = 11) groups. There were no significant differences between fluvoxamine and placebo for any treatment outcome variables. The findings from this small trial contribute to the inconsistent results of antidepressant studies in binge eating disorder.
Lisdexamfetamine for binge eating disorder in adults: A systematic review of the efficacy and safety profile for this newly approved indication-what is the number needed to treat, number needed to harm and likelihood to be helped or harmed?
Objective To describe the efficacy and safety of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX) for the treatment of binge eating disorder (BED).Read more
Food-related impulsivity in obesity and binge eating disorder--a systematic review
Impulsivity towards food has been recognized as a potential factor leading to increased food intake in obesity.Read more
NEDC Report on Eating Disorders Training in Australia (2018)
The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) prepared a report for the Australian Government on the current state of professional development training on eating disorders in Australia.Read more
Suicide attempts in women with eating disorders
We evaluated whether the prevalence of lifetime suicide attempts/completions was higher in women with a lifetime history of an eating disorder than in women with no eating disorder and assessed whether eating disorder features, comorbid psychopathology, and personality characteristics were associated with suicide attempts in women with anorexia nervosa, restricting subtype (ANR), anorexia nervosa, binge-purge subtype (ANBP), lifetime history of both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa (ANBN), bulimia nervosa (BN), binge eating disorder (BED), and purging disorder (PD).Read more