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The Effects of Cognitive Behavior Group Therapy on Binge Eating Disorder and in Women of Ahvaz Overeating Anonymous

Author(s): Farzaneh Hooman | Mahnaz Mehrabi zadeh Honarmand | Niloufar Khajeddin | Yadolla Zargar

Journal: Scientific Medical Journal
ISSN 1026-8960

Volume: 10;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 417;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: cognitive behavior group therapy | binge eating disorder | overeating anonymous

Background and Objective: Todays, The etiology of binge eating has not been definitively determined. Treatment must address the somatic, the behavioral, and the psychological problems. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of cognitive behavior group therapy on reducing symptoms of binge eating disorder in woman of Ahvaz overeating anonymous.Subjects and Methods: Subjects were consisted of 30 patients with binge eating disorder that were selected from overeating anonymous. Sampling was convenience then patients who were diagnosed with binge scale and clinical interview, were randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. The experimental group received 6 weekly sessions of cognitive behavior group therapy that the control group did not received. It was hypothesized that cognitive behavior group therapy decrease the symptoms of binge eating disorder of the experimental group as compared with the control group. The binge scale was administered to both groups before and after treatment. SPSS 16 software was used for data analysisResults: The results of covariance analysis showed that cognitive behavior group therapy significantly reduced the symptoms of binge eating (F=107.16, p
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