Examining the Effectiveness of a Wait List Intervention for the Management of Adolescent Eating Disorders
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01051375|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 18, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Eating Disorders||Behavioral: Psychoeducational Workshop and telephone support|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||51 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Examining the Effectiveness of a Wait List Intervention for the Management of Adolescent Eating Disorders|
|Study Start Date :||December 2009|
|Primary Completion Date :||December 2012|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2012|
Experimental: Waitlist Group
The intervention involves completion of a single workshop, provision of psychoeducational materials, and regular telephone support with a specially trained nurse-coordinator to parents of youth on our waiting list, within a month of our receiving the referral.
Behavioral: Psychoeducational Workshop and telephone support
The intervention involves completion of a single workshop (delivered by a psychiatrist and adolescent health physician), provision of psycho educational materials, and regular telephone support with a specially trained nurse-coordinator to parents of youth on our waiting list.
No Intervention: Standard of Care
These patients continue to receive the standard of care while awaiting formal assessment.
- Investigate whether a wait list intervention for patients and families who are on a wait list, improves patient presentation at the time of formal assessment, as well as 6-months post-assessment [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
- Evaluate the impact that a wait list intervention group workshop has on caregiver knowledge, stress, and self-efficacy pertaining to eating disorders and their treatment [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01051375
|Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario|
|Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H 8L1|
|Principal Investigator:||Mark Norris, MD||CHEO|
|Principal Investigator:||Wendy Spettigue, MD||CHEO|