Behavioral Treatment for Obesity

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Obesity+1 MoreBehavioral Treatment - Behavioral
Eligibility
18 - 70
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will test whether adding three components of mindfulness and acceptance based behavioral therapy (MABT) to remotely delivered weight loss counseling helps people lose weight, and identify which subsets of people are most responsive to each component.

Eligible Conditions
  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Measured at baseline, mid-treatment (6 months), post-treatment (12 months), and at 6-, 12-, and 24-month follow-up (i.e., at 0, 6, 12, 18, 24 and 36 months).

Month 36
Change in quality of life
Dietary intake
Physical activity
Weight change

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

8 Treatment Groups

Behavioral + Acceptance + Awareness
1 of 8
Behavioral + Values + Awareness
1 of 8
Behavioral + Acceptance + Values + Awareness
1 of 8
Behavioral + Values
1 of 8
Standard Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment
1 of 8
Behavioral + Mindful Awareness
1 of 8
Behavioral + Acceptance + Values
1 of 8
Behavioral + Mindful Acceptance
1 of 8

Experimental Treatment

285 Total Participants · 8 Treatment Groups

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

Behavioral + Acceptance + AwarenessExperimental Group · 3 Interventions: Behavioral Treatment, Mindful Awareness, Mindful Acceptance · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral
Behavioral + Values + AwarenessExperimental Group · 3 Interventions: Behavioral Treatment, Mindful Awareness, Values · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral
Behavioral + Acceptance + Values + AwarenessExperimental Group · 4 Interventions: Behavioral Treatment, Mindful Awareness, Values, Mindful Acceptance · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral
Behavioral + ValuesExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Behavioral Treatment, Values · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
Standard Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Behavioral Treatment · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Behavioral + Mindful AwarenessExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Behavioral Treatment, Mindful Awareness · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
Behavioral + Acceptance + ValuesExperimental Group · 3 Interventions: Behavioral Treatment, Values, Mindful Acceptance · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral
Behavioral + Mindful AcceptanceExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Behavioral Treatment, Mindful Acceptance · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
Treatment
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Behavioral Treatment
2019
Completed Phase 4
~190
Values
2019
N/A
~90

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: measured at baseline, mid-treatment (6 months), post-treatment (12 months), and at 6-, 12-, and 24-month follow-up (i.e., at 0, 6, 12, 18, 24 and 36 months).

Who is running the clinical trial?

Drexel UniversityLead Sponsor
135 Previous Clinical Trials
46,984 Total Patients Enrolled
27 Trials studying Obesity
5,800 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Evan M Forman, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorDrexel University Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science
1 Previous Clinical Trials
336 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Obesity
336 Patients Enrolled for Obesity

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 70 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Participants must be willing to allow the research team to contact their personal physician if necessary for clearance or to consult about rapid weight gain.
Individuals who are overweight or obese have a BMI of 27-50 kg/m2.
People must be adults aged 18-70 in order to join.
You have completed a 3-day food diary.
is required before starting intervention Before starting intervention, you must complete baseline assessment tasks.
People who are willing to lose weight, be physically active, and participate in-group sessions are more likely to have success with their weight loss goals.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
Oregon100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria100.0%
Why did patients apply to this trial?
  • "This study sounds interesting - I’ve done some mindfulness stuff in therapy, but not in terms of weight loss."