An Examination of the Food Addiction Construct in Obese Patients with Binge Eating Disorder
Volume 45 Issue 5
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101891
About the Course:
The current study examined the psychometric properties of the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) in obese patients with binge eating disorder (BED) and explored its association with measures of eating disorder and associated psychopathology.
Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders
Ashley N. Gearhardt, MS; Marney A. White, PhD, MS; Robin M. Masheb, PhD; Peter T. Morgan, MD, PhD; Ross D. Crosby, PhD; Carlos M. Grilo, PhD
This course is recommended for psychologists, social workers, and medical professionals who seek knowledge about the possible role of an addictive process in eating disorders.
Describe the current evidence for and against food addiction.
Interpret the relationship between food addiction as assessed by the Yale Food Addiction Scale and psychopathology in obese participants with a binge eating disorder.
Identify the implications and limitations of the current study on food addiction and binge eating disorder.
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