Internalized Weight Bias Intervention for Weight Loss

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Weight Loss+1 MoreInternalized Weight Bias Intervention - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new type of therapy that uses a computer, delivered through video conferencing software, to help people with eating disorders.

Eligible Conditions
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Bias

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

6 Primary · 10 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline to Week 10

Baseline to Week 10
Brief Stigmatizing Situations Inventory
Brief Stigmatizing Situations Inventory and Universal Measure of Bias (UMB-FAT).
Depression Anxiety and Stress Scale - 21 Items (DASS-21)
Diet History Questionnaire III (DHQ III)
Revised Morgenstern Physical Activity Questionnaire (PAQ-M)
Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale
Ruminative Response Scale - Short Form
Satisfaction with Therapist and Therapy Scale
Self-Compassion Scale
The Acceptance and Action Questionnaire - Second Edition (AAQ-II)
The Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale
Three Factor Eating Questionnaire-R18 (TFEQ-18)
Universal Measure of Bias (UMB-FAT)
Weight Bias Internalization Scale
Weight Change
Weight Self-Stigma Questionnaire

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Intervention Group
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Internalized Weight Bias Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Intervention Group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Internalized Weight Bias Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline to week 10

Who is running the clinical trial?

East Carolina UniversityLead Sponsor
95 Previous Clinical Trials
35,220 Total Patients Enrolled
3 Trials studying Weight Loss
221 Patients Enrolled for Weight Loss
Julia C Miller, MAPrincipal InvestigatorEast Carolina University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a BMI of 25 or greater.
You have higher-than-average levels of IWB.\n
You have access to the internet, and a web camera and sound, and can attend weekly online groups, and access to a reliable scale to weigh themselves weekly.
You are currently taking medication prescribed for weight loss.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
New York100.0%
What site did they apply to?
East Carolina University100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%

How responsive is this trial?

Average response time
  • < 1 Day
Most responsive sites:
  1. East Carolina University: < 24 hours
Typically responds via
Phone Call100.0%