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Behavioural Intervention

Behavioral Weight Loss Program for Obesity

Led By Rebecca J Crochiere, PhD
Research Sponsored by Williams College
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Current BMI = 27-50 kg/m2
Adult (aged 18-65)
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up up to 12 weeks
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will study how individuals' everyday lives impact their ability to stick to a healthier diet & more physical activity to help them lose weight.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adults aged 18-65 in the U.S. with a BMI of 27-50, who own a smartphone with data and can understand English. It's not for those in other weight loss programs, pregnant or planning to be, recently changed weight-related meds, have certain medical/psychiatric risks or eating disorders.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests how technology like smartphones and Fitbit can track real-time risk factors that lead to lapses during weight loss efforts. The goal is to develop personalized interventions that provide immediate support to prevent these lapses.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial involves behavioral changes rather than medication, traditional side effects are not expected. However, participants may experience stress or frustration related to adherence to diet/activity plans and frequent monitoring.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
My BMI is between 27 and 50.
I am between 18 and 65 years old.
I can understand and agree to the study's details.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~up to 12 weeks
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and up to 12 weeks for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Physical activity lapse/intention-behavior gap
Secondary outcome measures
Dietary lapse

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Behavioral Weight Loss InterventionExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Behavioral weight loss program

Find a Location

Who is running the clinical trial?

Williams CollegeLead Sponsor
1 Previous Clinical Trials
394 Total Patients Enrolled
Temple UniversityOTHER
296 Previous Clinical Trials
82,720 Total Patients Enrolled
7 Trials studying Weight Loss
1,187 Patients Enrolled for Weight Loss
Rebecca J Crochiere, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorWilliams College

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Are there any specific demographics of individuals who may be better suited to join this clinical study?

"Participation in this clinical trial necessitates that participants are obese and between 18-65 years old. 75 individuals must be registered to continue the study."

Answered by AI

What is the cohort size of this investigation?

"Affirmative. The information on clinicaltrials.gov displays that this experiment is currently enrolling patients. It was initially published on July 11th 2023 and the most recent update happened on September 10th 2023, with a need for 75 participants to be recruited at 1 medical centre."

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Is eligibility for this clinical trial limited to those over 35 years of age?

"This clinical trial only admits patients aged between 18 and 65. Alternatively, there are additional studies that cater to participants under the age of 18 or above 65 years old; 216 and 765 respectively."

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Are there opportunities for patient involvement in this research initiative?

"Yes, this investigation is still searching for suitable subjects. The original advertisement on clinicaltrials.gov was posted on July 11th 2023 and the most recent update was made September 10th of that same year."

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Who else is applying?

What site did they apply to?
Health Lab, Psychology Department, Williams College
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria

Why did patients apply to this trial?

I want to lose weight really bad. I'm tried of being limited due to my body weight.
PatientReceived no prior treatments
~0 spots leftby May 2024