Emotion Coaching for Anorexia Nervosa

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Anorexia Nervosa+1 More ConditionsEmotion Coaching - Behavioral
12 - 17
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether adding a parent emotion coaching skills group to FBT will help improve outcomes for adolescents with AN.

Eligible Conditions
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Atypical Anorexia Nervosa

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline, 1-month, 3-months, and 6 months post-randomization

Month 6
Change in expressed emotion
Change in parental warmth
Change in percentage of median body mass index (%mBMI)

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

1 of 3

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Support Group
1 of 2
Emotion Coaching
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Active Control

Experimental Treatment

41 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Emotion Coaching · No Placebo Group · N/A

Emotion Coaching
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Emotion Coaching · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Support Group
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Support Group · Intervention Types: Other
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Emotion Coaching

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 1-month, 3-months, and 6 months post-randomization

Who is running the clinical trial?

Children's Hospital Medical Center, CincinnatiLead Sponsor
771 Previous Clinical Trials
5,424,239 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)NIH
2,619 Previous Clinical Trials
1,982,969 Total Patients Enrolled
46 Trials studying Anorexia Nervosa
20,771 Patients Enrolled for Anorexia Nervosa
Claire M Aarnio-Peterson, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorChildren's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati

Eligibility Criteria

Age 12 - 17 · All Participants · 0 Total Inclusion Criteria

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What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%

Frequently Asked Questions

To what extent is participation in this experiment being solicited?

"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this research study has been searching for potential participants since June 8th of 2020 and was last updated on July 19th 2022. 50 volunteers are needed from a single site in order to move the investigation forward." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Is enrollment for this investigation still open?

"According to clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is open for enrollment and has been since June 8th 2020. The last time it was updated was on July 19th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Is eligibility for this experiment limited to those over 65 years of age?

"The target demographic for this trial is individuals aged 12 to 17." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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For whom is this clinical trial suitable?

"Those who meet the criteria of being between 12 and 17 years old with a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa can be accepted into this trial, which aims to enrol approximately 50 patients." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.