Anhedonia and functional dyspepsia in obese patients: Relationship with binge eating behaviour
Antonella Santonicola, Mario Gagliardi, Giovanni Asparago, Luna Carpinelli, Paola Iovino, Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry "Scuola Medica Salernitana", University of Salerno, Baronissi 84081, Salerno, Italy
Luigi Angrisani, General and Endoscopic Surgery Unit, San Giovanni Bosco Hospital, Naples 80100, Italy
Author contributions: Santonicola A and Iovino P designed research; Asparago G, Carpinelli L, Angrisani L collected the data and revised the paper. Santonicola A and Iovino P analyzed data; Santonicola A, Iovino P and Gagliardi M wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: The study received Ethics Committee approval and was conducted in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki and good clinical practice.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
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Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Paola Iovino, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry Scuola Medica Salernitana, University of Salerno, S Allende, Baronissi 84081, Salerno, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: December 31, 2019
Peer-review started: December 31, 2019
First decision: April 25, 2020
Revised: May 9, 2020
Accepted: May 16, 2020
Article in press: May 16, 2020
Published online: May 28, 2020