Université de Fribourg

A Non-Randomized Direct Comparison of Cognitive-Behavioral Short- and Long-Term Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder

Schlup, Barbara ; Meyer , Andrea H. ; Munsch , Simone

In: Obesity Facts, 2010, vol. 3, p. 261–266

BACKGROUND: To compare treatment outcomes of a cognitive-behavioral long-term (CBT-L) and short-term (CBT-S) treatment for binge eating disorder (BED) in a non-randomized comparison and to identify moderators of treatment outcome. METHODS: 76 female patients with BED participated in the study: 40 in CBT-L and 36 in CBT-S. Outcome values were compared at the end of the active treatment phase (16...

Université de Fribourg

Initial Development and Reliability of a Motivation for Weight Loss Scale

Meyer , Andrea H. ; Weissen-Schelling, Simone ; Munsch , Simone ; Margraf, Jürgen

In: Obesity Facts, 2010, vol. 3, p. 205–211

Objective: We aimed at developing and evaluating a questionnaire assessing health and appearance as the two main reasons for weight loss in overweight and obese individuals. Methods: Using data from two representative telephone surveys in Switzerland, the factorial structure of this questionnaire was analyzed by exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. The model obtained was cross-validated...