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Sysko, Robyn; Hildebrandt, Tom; Wilson, G. Terence; Wilfley, Denise E.; Agras, W. Stewart – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: The purpose of the study was to explore heterogeneity and differential treatment outcome among a sample of patients with binge eating disorder (BED). Method: A latent class analysis was conducted with 205 treatment-seeking, overweight or obese individuals with BED randomized to interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), behavioral weight loss…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Body Composition, Physical Activities, Eating Disorders
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Loeb, Katharine L.; Wilson, G. Terence; Labouvie, Erich; Pratt, Elizabeth M.; Hayaki, Jumi; Walsh, B. Timothy; Agras, W. Stewart; Fairburn, Christopher G. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005
The relationship between therapeutic alliance, therapist adherence to treatment protocol, and outcome was analyzed in a randomized trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal psychotherapy for bulimia nervosa. Independent observers rated audiotapes of full-length therapy sessions. Purging frequency was the primary outcome…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Eating Disorders, Outcomes of Treatment, Intervention
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Constantino, Michael J.; Arnow, Bruce A.; Blasey, Christine; Agras, W. Stewart – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005
The therapeutic alliance is an established predictor of psychotherapy outcome. However, alliance research in the treatment of eating disorders has been scant, with even less attention paid to correlates of alliance development. The goal of this study was to examine the relation between specific patient characteristics and the development of the…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Eating Disorders, Outcomes of Treatment, Cognitive Restructuring
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Craighead, Linda W.; Agras, W. Stewart – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1991
Summarizes data pertaining to separate and combined effects of cognitive-behavioral and psychopharmacologic treatments for obesity and bulimia nervosa. Anorexiant medication appears to enhance restraint and facilitates weight loss with behavioral interventions in the treatment of obesity, but relapse occurs once medication is withdrawn.…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Body Weight, Bulimia, Cognitive Restructuring
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Agras, W. Stewart; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1989
Assessed treatment for bulimia nervosa among 77 female patients assigned to wait-list control, self-monitoring of caloric intake and purging behaviors, cognitive-behavioral treatment, and cognitive-behavioral treatment plus response prevention of vomiting. All treatment groups showed significant improvement; control group did not.…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Modification, Bulimia, Cognitive Restructuring