Development of Eating Disorders Symptoms Among Children
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02624713|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2015 by suzan berman, Tel Hai College.
Recruitment status was: Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : December 8, 2015
Last Update Posted : December 8, 2015
Randomized Clinical Trial, the research will be composed of two parts in order to examine the research question: a combination of controlled randomized retrospective research and prospective cohort research
Prospective Cohort Research:
The research groups - families coming for treatment in "Active Maccabi" clinics in the Northern Region, Israel. Approximately 30 families.
Retrospective Random Controlled Research
- The research group - families that have completed an intervention program of "Active Maccabi" Northern Region, Israel,within the past two to three years. The families will be requested to attend a follow-up meeting of all family members in which they will answer questionnaires. Approximately 66 families.
- The control groups - families who did not participate in the program who have a child between the age 7-14 who has suffered from obesity/weight (over the past 2-3 years), in correlation with the child in the intervention group. Approximately 66 families.
Hypotheses of the research:
- Status of the weight of the child being treated and of his siblings will be higher than that at the end of the program.
- Indication of the obesogenic environment of families participating in the program will be lower in comparison with families not participating in the program.
- The rate of eating disorder symptoms among children who participated in the program will be lower in comparison with those of the obese/overweight child in families who were not the program.
- The rate of eating disorder symptoms among siblings who participated in the program will be lower than that of siblings in families not in the program.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Eating Disorders Symptoms||Behavioral: obesity treatment||Not Applicable|
Duration of the Research -Prospective Cohort Research: 6 months of intervention. 8 months follow-up.
- Anthropometric measurements of all children in the family (height, weight and BMI). BMI per centile examinations according to age.
- An acquaintance questionnaire and demographic details - to be answered by parents
- A FEAQ_R questionnaire to be answered by the parents. The questionnaire will examine the obesogenic burden in the family. A column will be added for each sibling of relevant age. The questionnaire will be valid in English and Hebrew. The psychometric characteristics of the questionnaire: Alpha cronbach - validity 0.84; Reliability 0.78 Trt
- Eat-26 (cheat) questionnaire to be answered by the children and their siblings. The questionnaire will examine the risk of developing an eating disorder.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Development of Eating Disorders Symptoms Among Children Who Took Part in Family-based Obesity Treatment and Among Their Siblings|
|Study Start Date :||November 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 2016|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||November 2016|
Retrospective Random Controlled Research
Behavioral: obesity treatment
Other Name: family based obesity treatment
- eating disorders symptoms [ Time Frame: 1 year ]Checking the score of the eat26 questionnaire. Test score>20 will be a sign to the risk of developing an eating disorder
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02624713
|Principal Investigator:||Moria Golan, PROFESSOR||Tel Hai College|