The Effectiveness Of Auricular Acupressure On Body Weight Parameters On Patients With Schizophrenia
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01167348|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2010 by TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : July 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : July 23, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Schizophrenia Obesity||Procedure: auricular acupressure||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||86 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||The Effectiveness Of Auricular Acupressure On Body Weight Parameters On Patients With Schizophrenia|
|Study Start Date :||June 2010|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 2010|
- Procedure: auricular acupressure
Investigator will put a tape with a 0.5mmx0.5mm seed on the specific positions on the ear of participants of intervention group, and participants will be asked to press these specific positions 3 times a day.
- Using Body weight scale (kilogram) and checking body weight for all participants [ Time Frame: 2 months ]all participants are going to be measured body weight per week for 2 months.
- waist circumference [ Time Frame: 2 months ]All participants are going to be measured waist circumference per week for 2 months.
- Fat percentage by using bio-Impedance Analysis(Tanita-519 machine) [ Time Frame: 2 months ]All participants will be measured fat percentage by BIA(Tanita-519) per 2 months.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01167348
|Contact: Han-Yi Ching, MD||886911587276||HYChing@mail.ttpc.doh.gov.tw|
|Tsao-Tun Psychiatric Center||Recruiting|
|Contact: Han-Yi Ching, MD 886911587276 HYChing@mail.ttpc.doh.gov.tw|
|Principal Investigator:||Ching Han-Yi, MD||Tsaotun Psychiatric Center|