What is Overeaters Anonymous?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications

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Generic name: Peer Support Group

Overeaters Anonymous (OA) offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 5 1
Weight loss 2 0
Binge eating episodes 1 5
Bulimia nervosa 1 0
Overeating 1 0
Support weight loss 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Overeaters Anonymous

Side effect Patients
Fear 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently participating in Overeaters Anonymous

Dosage Patients
1 hr weekly 2
120 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Overeaters Anonymous

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped participating in Overeaters Anonymous

Duration

Currently participating in Overeaters Anonymous

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped participating in Overeaters Anonymous

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Overeaters Anonymous.