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Open Trial of Family-Based Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00417521
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 1, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 26, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This trial seeks to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of delivering a newly manualized family-based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Anorexia Nervosa Behavioral: Family-Based Treatment

Detailed Description:
This open trial seeks to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of delivering a newly manualized family-based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa at a site beyond the treatment's origin. Adolescents ages 12-17 with anorexia nervosa or subthreshold anorexia nervosa were treated with up to one year of this approach.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pilot Study of Manualized Family Therapy for Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa
Study Start Date : July 2004
Primary Completion Date : June 2008
Study Completion Date : June 2008
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Family therapy Behavioral: Family-Based Treatment


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. weight [ Time Frame: end of treatment ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 12-17
  • Diagnosis of full or subthreshold anorexia nervosa
  • At least one parent or guardian willing to participate in treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bipolar Disorder, Psychotic Disorder, Substance Dependence
  • Mental Retardation
  • Acute suicidal risk
  • Acute or unstable, poorly controlled chronic medical illness
  • Weight below 75% ideal body weight
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00417521


Sponsors and Collaborators
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Jones New York State Psychiatric Institute
More Information

Responsible Party: New York State Psychiatric Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00417521     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4975R
First Posted: January 1, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2013
Last Verified: December 2006

Keywords provided by New York State Psychiatric Institute:
Adolescents
Anorexia
Eating disorder
Family therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anorexia
Anorexia Nervosa
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Mental Disorders