Goal-oriented episodic future thinking for Obesity

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Obesity+1 MoreGoal-oriented episodic future thinking - Behavioral
18 - 45
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a weight-loss program for low-income overweight or obese mothers of young children. If successful, the program could be used to help this population lose weight and improve their health.

Eligible Conditions
  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 17 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline (T1) and 3 weeks follow up (T2)

Week 3
Change in added sugar intake
Change in autonomous motivation for healthy eating
Change in autonomous motivation for physical activity
Change in autonomous motivation for stress management
Change in body weight
Change in coping self-efficacy
Change in dietary fat intake
Change in emotion regulation
Change in fruit and vegetable intake
Change in healthy eating self-efficacy
Change in impulsiveness
Change in perceived stress
Change in physical activity
Change in physical activity self-efficacy
Change in social support for healthy eating
Change in social support for physical activity
Change in social support for stress management
Waist circumference

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

30 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Goal-oriented episodic future thinking · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Goal-oriented episodic future thinking · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline (t1) and 3 weeks follow up (t2)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Ohio State UniversityLead Sponsor
716 Previous Clinical Trials
464,510 Total Patients Enrolled
20 Trials studying Obesity
3,820 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Mei-Wei Chang, PhD3.115 ReviewsPrincipal Investigator - Ohio State University
Ohio State University
1 Previous Clinical Trials
90 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Obesity
90 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
1Patient Review
I was met with hostility when I requested a second opinion from her at Ohio State Student Health. She acted as though I had wasted her time and was very rude. When I refused the medication she prescribed, her attitude became even worse.

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 45 · Female Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are between the ages of 18 and 45 years old.
You have a body mass index of 25.0-39.
You are postpartum for 6 weeks to 3.5 years.\n
You are currently enrolled in government assistance programs.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
The Ohio State University100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%

How responsive is this trial?

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