Treatment for Food Addiction

Wake Forest Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC
Food Addiction+4 More Conditions
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will help researchers understand if a new treatment program for obesity-related eating disorders and substance use disorders is effective.

Eligible Conditions
  • Food Addiction
  • Compulsive Eating

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

22 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: pre 16-week intervention

post 16 week intervention
Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire (DEBQ) Excluding the restraint subscale
Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale (EDDS) Restraint Subscale
Eating Disorder Examination - Questionnaire Short (EDE-QS)
post 16-week intervention
Walk Test
Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT)
Cannabis Use Disorder Identification Test (CUDIT)
Hand use
Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) with suicide question removed
Physical Fitness Assessment (body composition)
Physical Fitness Assessment (height)
Physical Fitness Assessment (weight)
Sense of Self-Efficacy Scale
Weight Self-Stigma Questionnaire (WSSQ)
World Health Organization Quality of Life - BREF (WHOQOL-BREF)
Food Analysis
chair rise test
level of physical activity over the past 7 days
post16-week intervention
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7)
pre 16-week intervention
Barratt's Impulsivity Scale (BIS-11), Inhibitory Control subscale
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist (PCL-5)
Resting Metabolic Rate
Urgency, Premeditation, Perseverance, and Sensation Seeking (UPPS) Impulsive Behavior Scale
Weight Control History
Week 15
Modified Yale Food Addiction Scale 2.0 (mYFAS 2.0)

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

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

Trial Design

0 Treatment Group

12 Total Participants · 0 Treatment Group

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

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: pre 16-week intervention

Who is running the clinical trial?

Wake Forest University Health SciencesLead Sponsor
1,172 Previous Clinical Trials
1,058,080 Total Patients Enrolled
Shenelle Edwards-Hampton, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorWake Forest Health Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) above 25.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any vacant openings in the research project for participants?

" reveals that this trial is no longer actively recruiting patients, having been initially published on February 1st 2023 and last updated on October 31st 2022. However, there are presently 62 other medical studies in need of participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
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