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Internet Weight Control for Bingeing Adolescents

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00125112
First Posted: July 29, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 18, 2010
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Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine if an internet-based intervention designed to reduce binge eating and improve healthy weight regulation skills will result in reductions in binge eating and weight loss, or weight maintenance, in overweight adolescents who binge eat.

Condition Intervention Phase
Obesity Eating Disorders Behavioral: Internet-based intervention designed to reduce binge eating and improve healthy weight regulation Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Internet Weight Control for Bingeing Adolescents

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Further study details as provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Frequency of binge eating; weight

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: February 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to determine if an internet-based intervention designed to reduce binge eating and improve healthy weight regulation skills will result in reductions in binge eating and weight loss, or weight maintenance, in overweight adolescents who binge eat.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female and male high school students in Hayward Unified School District or Meridian School District
  • 85th or greater percentile for age-adjusted weight
  • Objective binge eating one or more times weekly for a duration of ≥ 3 months
  • Access to a computer with internet access
  • English literacy at a sixth grade reading level

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current (or history of) diagnosis of anorexia or bulimia nervosa
  • Active suicidal ideation
  • Current enrollment in a formal weight loss or binge eating program (e.g., Weight Watchers)
  • Any medical condition in which the actual condition or treatment affects weight and/or appetite (i.e., cancer, diabetes)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00125112


Locations
United States, California
Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford, California, United States, 94305-5722
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: C. Barr Taylor, M.D. Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00125112     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DK65757 (completed)
First Submitted: July 28, 2005
First Posted: July 29, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 18, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Keywords provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):
binge eating
weight loss
obesity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Mental Disorders