Effectiveness and Neuropsychological Predictors of Guided Self-Help for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified March 2013 by Hartford Hospital
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hartford Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01659125
First received: August 3, 2012
Last updated: March 18, 2013
Last verified: March 2013

August 3, 2012
March 18, 2013
August 2012
August 2015   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change in Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS) [ Time Frame: Change in Y-BOCS will be assessed over the course of the 17 week treatment trial, then again three months and six months after the treatment. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
The Y-BOCS is a semi-structured interview that assesses severity of obsessions and compulsions.
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Effectiveness and Neuropsychological Predictors of Guided Self-Help for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Effectiveness and Neuropsychological Predictors of Guided Self-Help for OCD

The primary aim of this study is to learn about who is most likely to benefit from guided self-help (GSH) for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

40 Participants with OCD will be recruited. They will be given access to OC Fighter, an internet OCD treatment program. During the 17 week program, participants will meet with a therapist 9 times. Assessments will occur at pretreatment, post-treatment, 3-month follow up and 6-month follow up.

Interventional
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Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Behavioral: "OCFighter"
OCFighter™ s an interactive, internet guided self-help (GSH) treatment program for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It uses the evidence based approach known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and was adapted from the previously validated BT STEPS program for OCD. The program teaches the best practice CBT technique to help with OCD called exposure with ritual prevention (ERP).
Other Names:
  • OCFighter
  • Guided Self-help
Experimental: OCFighter
OCFighter
Intervention: Behavioral: "OCFighter"
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Recruiting
40
August 2015
August 2015   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Principal or co-principal diagnosis of OCD
  • Clinical global impression score greater than or equal to 4
  • Y-BOCS score great than or equal to 16
  • Fluency in English
  • Capacity to understand the nature of the study and willingness to sign informed consent form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active manic episode, psychosis, pervasive developmental disorder, mental retardation
  • Concurrent OCD psychotherapy
  • Current threat of harm to self or others
  • Previous adequate trial of therapist-administered or self-administered exposure and response prevention for OCD
Both
18 Years to 69 Years
No
Contact: Gretchen Diefenbach, Ph.D. 860-545-7396 GDiefen@Harthosp.org
United States
 
NCT01659125
DIEF003581HI
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Hartford Hospital
Hartford Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Gretchen Diefenbach, Ph.D. Hartford Hospital
Hartford Hospital
March 2013

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