Links between traumatic experiences in childhood or early adulthood and lifetime binge eating disorder.


Unité Multidisciplinaire de Chirurgie de l'Obésité, CHRU de Nancy, Rue du Morvan, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy Cedex, France. Electronic address: [Email]


To evaluate the association between childhood or early adulthood traumatic experiences and adulthood binge eating disorder (BED) in 326 male and 1158 female patients. A structured clinical interview for the DSM-IV (SCID-I/P)-adapted to lifetime exploration for the diagnosis of BED and for DSM-IV Childhood Disorders was conducted by the psychiatrist.


Binge eating disorders,Emotional neglect,Obesity,Psychotrauma,