Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Trichotillomania (CBT for TTM)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00740909|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 20, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Trichotillomania||Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy||Phase 1 Phase 2|
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with trichotillomania.
Following entry into the study, subjects will be randomized into a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or a minimized attention control (MAC) condition. Subjects will be assessed with the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ), the Affective Regulation Rating (ARR), the Barratt Impulsivity Scale (BIS-11), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Clinical Global Impressions Scale (CGI), the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS), Hair Pulling Scale (HPS), Trichotillomania (TTM) Impact Scale, Psychiatric Institute Trichotillomania Scale (PITS), National Institute of Mental Health Trichotillomania Severity Scale(NIMH-TSS), the Generalized Expectancy for Negative Mood Regulation Scale (NMR), The Milwaukee Inventory for Subtypes of Trichotillomania- Adult Version (MIST-A), the Positive and Negative Affect Scale (PANAS), the Quality of Life Inventory (QOLI), the Readiness to Change Hairpulling Behavior (RCHPB), the Self-Esteem Scale (SES), the Skin Picking Scale (SPS) and the Scales of Psychological Well-Being (SPWB). Subject randomization to a treatment arm will be determined by a random number generator.
Subject change scores will be assessed for the above scales.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||38 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Trichotillomania|
|Study Start Date :||November 2008|
|Primary Completion Date :||January 2012|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2012|
No Intervention: MAC
Minimal Attention Control
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
A therapy designed to help patients with response prevention skills.
- Massachusetts General Hospital Hair Pulling Scale (MGHHPS) [ Time Frame: Baseline, weekly visits, follow-up ]
- NIMH Trichotillomania Severity Scale (NIMH-TSS) [ Time Frame: Baseline, weekly visits, follow-up ]
- NIMH Trichotillomania Impairment Scale (NIMH-TIS) [ Time Frame: Baseline, weekly visits, follow-up ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00740909
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114|
|Principal Investigator:||Nancy Keuthen, PhD||Massachusetts General Hospital|