Open Trial of Family-Based Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
New York State Psychiatric Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00417521
First received: December 28, 2006
Last updated: September 25, 2013
Last verified: December 2006
  Purpose

This trial seeks to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of delivering a newly manualized family-based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa


Condition Intervention
Anorexia Nervosa
Behavioral: Family-Based Treatment

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pilot Study of Manualized Family Therapy for Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa

Further study details as provided by New York State Psychiatric Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight [ Time Frame: end of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: July 2004
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Family therapy Behavioral: Family-Based Treatment

Detailed Description:

This open trial seeks to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of delivering a newly manualized family-based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa at a site beyond the treatment's origin. Adolescents ages 12-17 with anorexia nervosa or subthreshold anorexia nervosa were treated with up to one year of this approach.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 17 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 12-17
  • Diagnosis of full or subthreshold anorexia nervosa
  • At least one parent or guardian willing to participate in treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bipolar Disorder, Psychotic Disorder, Substance Dependence
  • Mental Retardation
  • Acute suicidal risk
  • Acute or unstable, poorly controlled chronic medical illness
  • Weight below 75% ideal body weight
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00417521

Sponsors and Collaborators
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Jones New York State Psychiatric Institute
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: New York State Psychiatric Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00417521     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4975R
Study First Received: December 28, 2006
Last Updated: September 25, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by New York State Psychiatric Institute:
Adolescents
Anorexia
Eating disorder
Family therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anorexia
Anorexia Nervosa
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Eating Disorders
Mental Disorders

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