Night eating syndrome and nocturnal snacking: association with obesity, binge eating and psychological distress

Susan Colles, John Dixon, Paul Edmond O'Brien

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Night eating syndrome (NES) is characterized by a time-delayed pattern of eating relative to sleep, where most food is consumed in the evening and night. This study aimed to investigate the clinical significance of NES and nocturnal snacking by exploring the relationship between NES and (1) obesity, (2) binge eating disorder (BED) and (3) psychological distress
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1722 - 1730
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Obesity
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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