Web-based training for Anorexia Nervosa

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Anorexia Nervosa+3 More
Web-based training - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This is a randomized controlled trial for mental health clinicians comparing two methods of training in family-based treatment (FBT) for restrictive eating disorders.

Eligible Conditions

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Atypical Anorexia Nervosa

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12-month follow-up

12-month follow-up
Number of participants who receive FBT consultation at 12 months
Baseline and post-training (measured immediately following completion of training)
Change in Family-Based Treatment Knowledge Assessment (FBT-KA) Score at Post-Training
Week 10
Number of participants who complete training

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Live training
1 of 2
Web-based training
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

85 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Web-based training · No Placebo Group · N/A

Web-based training
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Web-based training · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Live training
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Live training · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12-month follow-up
Closest Location: University of California, San Francisco · San Francisco, CA
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2008First Recorded Clinical Trial
3 TrialsResearching Anorexia Nervosa
688 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are a licensed mental health provider in California, or an unlicensed mental health provider in California who is formally employed by their agency/clinic and has a licensed clinical supervisor who agrees to take legal responsibility for any cases treated with FBT.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.