The Effects of Written Emotional Disclosure on Eating Disorder Pathology in a Clinical Eating Disordered Population
Recruitment status was Not yet recruiting
A technique that has been found to be effective at relieving the physical and psychological symptoms associated with inhibiting emotions and emotional thoughts is written emotional disclosure. The goal of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of written emotional disclosure on the remediation of eating disorder behaviour, cognitions, and management of emotions.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Study of the Efficacy of Written Emotional Disclosure on Eating Disorder Pathology|
- Testing and behavioral changes [ Time Frame: 6-weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||November 2008|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2010|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Participant is assigned a potential stress-producing topic for written disclosure.
Participant assigned a non-stressful writing condition.
|Contact: Richard L Levine, MDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Martha P Levine, MDemail@example.com|
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Penn State College of Medicine||Not yet recruiting|
|Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States, 17033|
|Principal Investigator: Richard L Levine, MD|