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Exposure and Response Prevention With Behavioral- Versus Cognitive Therapy Rationale in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00184262
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 21, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The aim of the study is to determine whether exposure and response prevention (ERP) is more effective when patients are presented with a behavioral therapy versus cognitive therapy rationale in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Behavioral: ERP cognitive therapy Behavioral: ERP behavioral therapy

Detailed Description:

The aim of the study is to determine whether exposure and response prevention (ERP) is more effective when patients are presented with a behavioral therapy versus cognitive therapy rationale in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD.

A randomized controlled trial including patients with OCD. 50 patients will receive 15 ERP sessions in 3 months.


Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 35 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) With Behavioral- Versus Cognitive Therapy Rationale in the Treatment of OCD
Study Start Date : January 2003
Study Completion Date : December 2006

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: ERP cognitive therapy Behavioral: ERP cognitive therapy
15 exposure and response prevention (ERP) sessions in 3 months with a cognitive therapy rationale
Other Name: exposure and response prevention + cognitive therapy
Experimental: ERP behavioral therapy Behavioral: ERP behavioral therapy
15 exposure and response prevention (ERP) sessions in 3 months with a behavioral therapy rationale
Other Name: exposure and response prevention + behavioral therapy


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. scores on Y-BOCS and SCID-I [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  • active thought disorder, uncontrolled bipolar disorder, mental retardation, organic mental disorder, initiation or change in medication three months prior to inclusion in the study
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00184262


Locations
Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, INM
Trondheim, Norway, 7441
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian Foundation for Health and Rehabilitation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: K. Gunnar Götestam, PhD MD Norwegian University of Science and Technology
More Information

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Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00184262     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4941.1
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Personality Disorders
Mental Disorders
Anxiety Disorders