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A comparison of quality of life in obese individuals with or without binge eating disorder

Rieger, Elizabeth; Wilfley, Denise; Stein, Richard; Marino, Valentina; Crow, Scott

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Objective: This study investigates whether binge eating disorder (BED) in obese individuals is associated with a greater degree of impairment in quality of life (QOL) than obesity alone. Method: Treatment-seeking obese individuals with and without BED were compared on QOL scores using the Impact of Weight on Quality of Life (IWQOL-Lite) questionnaire. Results: With the exception of the Physical Function subscale, obese individuals with BED scored significantly higher than non-BED participants...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49880
Source: International Journal of Eating Disorders
DOI: 10.1002/eat.20101

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