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The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Approach to Weight Loss

This study has been completed.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Kansas Medical Center ( University of Kansas ) Identifier:
First received: December 11, 2007
Last updated: March 5, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
The primary aim of the project is to examine the efficacy of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Weight Loss program in reduction of weight and body mass index (BMI.

Condition Intervention
Schizophrenic Disorders
Behavioral: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Approach to Weight Loss

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: The Intervention Involves Education on Nutrition and Physical Activity. Outcomes Evaluate Changes in BMI.

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Further study details as provided by University of Kansas Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The reduction of weight and Body Mass Index (BMI) [ Time Frame: Week 12, Week 24, 1 Year from Baseline Visit ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Measure of waist circumference, health promotion practices, dietary intake assessment of physical activity [ Time Frame: Baseline, 12 Weeks, 24 weeks, 1 year ]

Enrollment: 133
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Behavioral: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Approach to Weight Loss
The use of psychiatric rehabilitation as a way to lose weight
No Intervention: 2

Detailed Description:
The study involves 144 individuals who will be randomly assigned to the intervention group or treatment as usual group(control group). All Participants will undergo baseline assessment, assessment at week 12, week 24 and in year from baseline.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A diagnosis of serious mental illness,
  • Age 18 - 65
  • BMI > 25
  • Medication stable (there have been no changes in antipsychotic medications or mood stabilizers for the last 3 months).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current or history of eating disorder
  • Pregnant or breast feeding
  • Uncontrolled HTN
  • Severe coronary artery disease
  • Severe valvular disease
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Sustained arrhythmia
  • Insulin using severe physical limitations
  • Severe Lung Disorders
  • Diagnosis of MR or dementia
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00572247

United States, Kansas
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas, United States, 66160
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Kansas
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Principal Investigator: Edna Hamera, PhD, RN, CS University of Kansas Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Kansas Identifier: NCT00572247     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1R34MH077282-01A1 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: December 11, 2007
Last Updated: March 5, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on April 27, 2017