New Haven, Connecticut 06510


This study will test the effectiveness of two distinct behavioral treatments for loss of control eating following bariatric surgery: 1. Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment 2. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy These treatments will be compared to Standard-of-Care.


Inclusion Criteria: - Gastric bypass surgery or sleeve gastrectomy patients from Yale Bariatric/Gastrointestinal Surgery Program - 5-8 months post-bariatric surgery - Regular loss of control eating (once weekly during past month) - Read English proficiently enough to read patient self-care materials and study assessments - Available for duration of treatment plus follow-up period - Agree to study procedures Exclusion Criteria: - Current enrollment in a formal exercise program - Medical status judged by the surgeon as contraindication (rare instances of need for additional surgery or medical instability) - Unable to ambulate - Current medications that influence eating/weight - Current substance dependence or other severe psychiatric disturbance (e.g., suicidality) that requires immediate treatment



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Carlos M Grilo, Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine; Department of Psychiatry

Valentina Ivezaj, PhD
Phone: 203-785-7210

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

New Haven, Connecticut 06510
United States

Valentina Ivezaj, Ph.D.
Phone: 203-785-7210

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: November 21, 2017

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