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In the first article by Masheb (2011) the research was performed to determine the difference in the combination of CBT plus a low-Energy-Density diet (CBT+ED) and CBT plus General Nutrition counseling (CBT+GN) for the treatment of BED and help with weight loss. The 50 female participants were put in a computer program to randomly assign them into one of the two groups. The Clinicians doing the therapy were experienced in CBT in patients with eating disorders. The CBT+ED treatment was performs by weekly one-hours sessions on 40 minute CBT and 20 minute ED for the first 16 weeks and every other week one-hour sessions the following weeks until week 26. The CBT+GN treatment was performs by weekly one-hours sessions on 40 minute CBT and 20 minute GN for the first 16 weeks and every other week one-hour sessions the following weeks until week 26. At the end of the 26 week, the patients were sent home and a 12-month follow-up session was conducted. The primary outcomes measured were the amount of subjects who experiences a 5% weight loss, binge remission, energy density, and serving of fruits and vegetables (1).…show more content…
The CBT and ECT both received 15 sessions over 5 weeks not includung the inpatient treatment but the ECT consist of 5 group sessions within the 5 weeks of CBT and 10 individual hour sessions of 14 virtual environments over the 5 weeks. The virtual environments helped them practice problem solving, decision making, eating management, and emotional management
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