Internet Weight Control for Bingeing Adolescents

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00125112
First received: July 28, 2005
Last updated: January 15, 2010
Last verified: January 2010

July 28, 2005
January 15, 2010
February 2005
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Frequency of binge eating; weight
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00125112 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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Internet Weight Control for Bingeing Adolescents
Internet Weight Control for Bingeing Adolescents

The purpose of this study is to determine if an internet-based intervention designed to reduce binge eating and improve healthy weight regulation skills will result in reductions in binge eating and weight loss, or weight maintenance, in overweight adolescents who binge eat.

The purpose of this study is to determine if an internet-based intervention designed to reduce binge eating and improve healthy weight regulation skills will result in reductions in binge eating and weight loss, or weight maintenance, in overweight adolescents who binge eat.

Interventional
Phase 1
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Obesity
  • Eating Disorders
Behavioral: Internet-based intervention designed to reduce binge eating and improve healthy weight regulation
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Jones M, Luce KH, Osborne MI, Taylor K, Cunning D, Doyle AC, Wilfley DE, Taylor CB. Randomized, controlled trial of an internet-facilitated intervention for reducing binge eating and overweight in adolescents. Pediatrics. 2008 Mar;121(3):453-62.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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December 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female and male high school students in Hayward Unified School District or Meridian School District
  • 85th or greater percentile for age-adjusted weight
  • Objective binge eating one or more times weekly for a duration of ≥ 3 months
  • Access to a computer with internet access
  • English literacy at a sixth grade reading level

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current (or history of) diagnosis of anorexia or bulimia nervosa
  • Active suicidal ideation
  • Current enrollment in a formal weight loss or binge eating program (e.g., Weight Watchers)
  • Any medical condition in which the actual condition or treatment affects weight and/or appetite (i.e., cancer, diabetes)
Both
14 Years to 18 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00125112
DK65757 (completed)
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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
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Principal Investigator: C. Barr Taylor, M.D. Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
January 2010

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