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Eating Disorders

Featured Studies

Featured studies include only those currently recruiting participants. They are listed according to the date they were added to the registry, with the most recent studies appearing first.

  • Antidepressant Safety in Kids Study.
    Evaluation study. This study will evaluate the risks and benefits of treatment with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor in children and adolescents with a pre-specified anxiety disorder, depressive disorder, eating disorder, or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Ages 7-17. Location in Durham, NC.
  • An fMRI Study of Self-Regulation in Adolescents With Bulimia Nervosa.
    Evaluation study. The aim of this project is to use both functional MRI (fMRI) and behavioral measures to investigate how disturbances in frontostriatal neural systems contribute to the impulsive and habitual binge-eating behaviors in patients with Bulimia Nervosa (BN). Ages 12-21. Location in New York, NY.
  • Motivating Factors That Play a Role in Bulimia Nervosa.
    Evaluation study. This study will evaluate whether people with bulimia nervosa will binge eat in a structured laboratory setting and display behavioral patterns similar to those of individuals who are dependent on drugs. Ages 18-45. Location in New York, NY.

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