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Cognitive-behavioral Weight Loss Treatment

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(IRB approval canceled)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta Identifier:
First received: September 21, 2012
Last updated: December 27, 2013
Last verified: December 2013
That a treatment using a cognitive-behavioral treatment for exercise and nutrition support will be associated with greater weight loss that a treatment of nutrition and exercise education.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: cognitive behavioral exercise and nutrition over
Behavioral: nutrition and exercise education

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of a Cognitive-behavioral Weight Loss Treatment

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Further study details as provided by YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight [ Time Frame: baseline, months 3,6,12, 24 ]
    Direct measurement of weight

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: October 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Cognitive-behavioral
Those participating in a cognitive behaviorally supported exercise and nutrition treatment will receive a cognitive behavioral exercise and nutrition over 50 weeks
Behavioral: cognitive behavioral exercise and nutrition over
Active Comparator: Nurtition education
This arm will participate in nutrition and exercise education
Behavioral: nutrition and exercise education


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female
  • Ages 21-60
  • Body mass index 30-40 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Medications for a psychological disorder
  • Contraindications for exercise
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01693913

United States, Georgia
YMCA of Metro Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30303
Sponsors and Collaborators
YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta
Principal Investigator: James J Annesi, PhD YMCA of Metro Atlanta