Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for Anxiety

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Anxiety+6 MoreInterpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) - Behavioral
12 - 17
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will explore whether interpersonal therapy or cognitive behavioral therapy is better for reducing anxiety symptoms, preventing excess weight gain, and reducing cardio-metabolic risk in adolescent girls with above-average weight and elevated anxiety.

Eligible Conditions
  • Anxiety
  • Obesity
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mental Illness

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 8 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Post-Treatment

Entirety of the Study
Intervention Fidelity and Acceptability
Post Treatment
Cardiometabolic Functioning
Collection of Metabolic Markers
Mood/Anxiety, Eating, And Social Functioning
Movement and Activity
Parental report of eating behaviors
Participant Height, Weight, and Blood Pressure
Post treatment
Body Composition Measurement
Presence of Disinhibited Eating

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
1 of 2
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Cognitive Behavioral Theory (CBT) · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Completed Phase 2

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: post-treatment

Who is running the clinical trial?

Colorado State UniversityOTHER
105 Previous Clinical Trials
37,985 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Anxiety
38 Patients Enrolled for Anxiety
The Metis FoundationLead Sponsor
8 Previous Clinical Trials
216 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 12 - 17 · Female Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The child has a high level of anxiety on the State Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children-Trait Scale.
You are the participant.\n
A person who has a BMI of ≥75th percentile is considered obese.