publication . Article . 2020

Gastric interoception and gastric myoelectrical activity in bulimia nervosa and binge‐eating disorder

Zoé Van Dyck; André Schulz; Jens Blechert; Beate M. Herbert; Annika Lutz; Claus Vögele;
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  • Published: 13 May 2020
Objective Identifying factors that control food intake is crucial to the understanding and treatment of eating disorders characterized by binge eating. In healthy individuals, stomach distension plays an important role in the development of satiation, but gastric sensations might be overridden in binge eating. The present study investigated the perception of gastric signals (i.e., gastric interoception) and gastric motility in patients experiencing binge‐eating episodes, that is, bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge‐eating disorder (BED). Method Twenty‐nine patients with BN or BED (ED group) and 32 age‐, sex‐, and BMI‐matched healthy controls (HC group) participated i...
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Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Psychiatry and Mental health, Eating disorders, medicine.disease, medicine, business.industry, business, Interoception, Bulimia nervosa, Gastric motility, Ingestion, Binge eating, medicine.symptom, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Gastroenterology, Binge-eating disorder, Stomach, medicine.anatomical_structure
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