Clinical Trial

Reducing Binge Eating to Prevent Weight Gain in Black Women

Study Description

Reducing Binge Eating to Prevent Weight Gain in Black Women

The purpose of the proposed study is to pilot a 6-month, cognitive-behavioral binge eating intervention, Appetite Awareness Training (AAT) to reduce binge eating and prevent weight gain for Black women with a BMI > 25 kg/mA2 and with weekly binge eating episodes. Intervention participants will receive a 8-week group AAT intervention, and will also receive bluetooth-connected scales for daily weighing. Participants will also receive tailored feedback on self-weighing frequency and weight change. We will follow-up with participants at six months.

Location

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Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Appetite Awareness Treatment

The goal of Appetite Awareness Treatment (AAT) is to enable participants to be able to relearn their stomach's hunger signals and begin to obey and monitor functions of satiety. AAT has been successful in helping participants diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder (BED) and bulimia nervosa reduce binge eating, overeating, urges to eat in response to non-appetite stimuli, and prevent weight gain. The AAT intervention includes eight 60-minute group sessions. All sessions involve didactic training, r ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Reducing Binge Eating to Prevent Weight Gain in Black Women: A Pilot Study

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03531112

ParticipAid ID

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