Eating Disorders: Online Self-help & Usual Treatment (TAU) vs TAU Only
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03107221|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 11, 2017
Last Update Posted : November 30, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Binge Eating Disorder Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder||Behavioral: "Smart Eating" internet-based self-help programme||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||30 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Care Provider)|
|Official Title:||The Effectiveness and Acceptability of the Internet-based "Smart Eating" Self-help Programme Alongside Treatment as Usual for the Management of Eating Disorders: A Pilot Study|
|Study Start Date :||August 2016|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2017|
Access to online self-help programme "Smart Eating" along with usual treatment from a specialist eating disorder service
Behavioral: "Smart Eating" internet-based self-help programme
An internet-based self-help programme using cognitive behavioural therapy principles to treat individuals receiving input from a specialist eating disorders service. The programme takes 3 months to complete.
No Intervention: Control
Usual treatment from a specialist eating disorder service
- Improvement in eating disorder behaviours captured by the Eating Disorders Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Improvement will be captured by a reduction in the frequency of behaviours indicative of an eating disorder over a 28-day period across the 41-item Eating Disorders Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q)
- Acceptability of "Smart Eating" programme will be captured through qualitative information gathered by a feedback questionnaire [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Acceptability will be evaluated via a participant feedback questionnaire
- Improvement in eating psychopathology captured by the Eating Disorders Inventory 3 [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Improvement will be captured by a reduction in symptoms indicative of an eating disorder as captured by the 91-item Eating Disorders Inventory (3 scales specific to eating disorders, 9 non-specific, general psychological scales).
- Improvement in quality of life captured by an increase in scores on the SF-36 formal measure [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Improvement in quality of life will be captured by an increase in scores on the 36-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) formal measures, whereby high scores indicate good quality of life.
- Change in stage of motivation for change captured by the MSCARED formal measure [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Motivation for change is identified by the formal measure: Motivational Stage of Change for Adolescents Recovering from an Eating Disorder (MSCARED). The measure captures participants' current stage of change, and whether they play an active participation in recovery as identified by whether in the active, maintenance or recovery stage.
- Reduction in symptoms of anxiety captured by the Beck Anxiety Inventory [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Improvement will be captured by a reduction in physiological and cognitive symptoms of anxiety by the 21-item formal measure the Beck Anxiety Inventory
- Reduction in symptoms of depression captured by the Beck Depression Inventory II [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Improvement will be captured by a reduction in physiological and cognitive symptoms of depression by the 21-item formal measure the Beck Depression Inventory II.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03107221
|NHS Tayside Eating Disorders Service|
|Dundee, Tayside, United Kingdom, DD3 6HH|
|Principal Investigator:||Eleanor Filgate, MSc||NHS Tayside/University of Edinburgh|