Clinical Trial 12645

Stanford, CA 94305

Study Summary:

This study is comparing 2 outpatient, guided self-help treatments for binge eating disorder in adults ages 18-75. The treatments extend over a 4 month period and both consist of 10 group therapy sessions. The first treatment is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and the second is Integrative Response Therapy (IRT; a BED guided self-help treatment based affect regulation theories of binge eating).

Qualified Participants Must:

• Be 18-75 years of age
• Be able to speak and read English
• Be willing to be randomized to either treatment condition
• Be able to make a 1.5 year commitment
• Have no current psychosis, alcohol/drug abuse, or severe depression with suicidal risk

Qualified Participants May Receive:

Free treatment in exchange for assessments.

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