Trichotillomania: Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01968343|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 24, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 19, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Trichotillomania||Behavioral: Cognitive-behavioral therapy. Other: Supportive therapy.||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||44 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Group Treatment for Trichotillomania: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Versus Supportive Therapy|
|Study Start Date :||January 2008|
|Primary Completion Date :||December 2010|
Experimental: Group cognitive-behavioral therapy
22 subjects, all of whom met the criteria for a diagnosis of trichotillomania established in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Subjects receive 22 sessions of group cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Behavioral: Cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Subjects receive 22 sessions of cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Active Comparator: Group supportive therapy (control)
22 subjects, all of whom met the criteria for a diagnosis of trichotillomania established in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Subjects receive 22 sessions of group supportive therapy (control).
Other: Supportive therapy.
Subjects receive 22 sessions of supportive therapy.
- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Hairpulling Scale (HPS) [ Time Frame: 22 weeks ]The MGH-HPS comprises seven self-report items that are scored on a Likert scale (0-4 points).22 Higher MGH-HPS scores correspond to greater severity of trichotillomania symptoms. Reference: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Journal 1995;64:141-5
- Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) [ Time Frame: 22 weeks ]The BDI consists of 21 items, scored from 0 to 3, higher scores corresponding to greater severity of depression. It is a self-report measure of depression that is widely used in research and in clinical practice. Reference: Archives of General Psychiatry 1961;4:53-63.
- Social Adjustment Scale (SAS) Self-Report (SR) [ Time Frame: 22 weeks ]The SAS-SR is a self-report scale consisting of 54 questions addressing seven specific areas in relation to the last two weeks25: work; social life and leisure; family relationships; marital relationship; relationships with children; home life; and financial status, each corresponding to a partial score. Reference: Archives of General Psychiatry 1976;33:111-5.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01968343
|Instituto de Psiquiatria da Universidade de São Paulo|
|São Paulo, Brazil, 05403-010|