Behavioral Self-Regulation

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Status

Completed

Conditions

Obesity

Treatments

Behavioral: self-regulation

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00488228
CMTT# 2096-07

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this pilot study is to determine whether incorporating self-regulation training using daily weighing is efficacious within a behavioral weight loss program specifically targeting young adults.

Enrollment

41 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 35 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • body mass index between 27 and 40
  • age between 21 and 35

Exclusion criteria

  • report a history of eating disorder or a current eating disorder
  • report a heart condition or other medical condition that would limit ability to participate in an exercise program without direct supervision from physician
  • report major psychiatric diseases or organic brain syndromes
  • currently participating in another weight loss program, are taking a weight loss medication, or have lost more than 5% of body weight curing last 6 months
  • pregnant, lactating, or less than 6 months post-partum
  • intend to move out of city within the time frame of the investigation or will miss multiple meetings during the study time frame

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

41 participants in 2 patient groups

1
Experimental group
Description:
Participants in the behavioral self-regulation intervention will receive a modified standard treatment that incorporates daily weighing and training in self-regulation methods for weight loss. All treatment modules are adapted for a young adult age group.
Treatment:
Behavioral: self-regulation
2
Experimental group
Description:
Participants in the Standard group will receive a brief version of standard behavioral weight loss treatment with treatment modules tailored to better meet the needs of young adults.
Treatment:
Behavioral: self-regulation

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