Psilocybin as a Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa: A Pilot Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04505189|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : August 10, 2020
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2021
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Anorexia Nervosa||Drug: Psilocybin||Phase 1 Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Masking Description:||All participants will receive 3 doses of psilocybin. The maximum dose a participant will receive in a single session is 25 mg.|
|Official Title:||Psilocybin as a Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa: A Pilot Study|
|Actual Study Start Date :||May 28, 2021|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||March 2023|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 2023|
Psilocybin assisted psychotherapy
- Readiness and Motivation Questionnaire (RMQ) [ Time Frame: Baseline - Primary endpoint (6 weeks) ]Increase in readiness and motivation to recover from baseline to primary endpoint, which will be related to long-term improvements in psychopathology.
- Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) [ Time Frame: Baseline - Primary endpoint (6 weeks) - 6 month follow-up. ]Decrease in eating disorder psychopathology.
- Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) [ Time Frame: Baseline - Primary endpoint (6 weeks) - 6 month follow-up. ]Decrease in eating disorder psychopathology.
- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) [ Time Frame: Baseline - Primary endpoint (6 weeks) ]Changes in blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) signal during rest and disorder relevant tasks.
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|Contact: Meg J Spriggs, PhD||+44 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Imperial College Hammersmith campus||Recruiting|
|London, United Kingdom, W12 0NN|
|Contact: Meg Spriggs, Dr email@example.com|