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Online intervention for improving body satisfaction

- candidate number22828
- NTR NumberNTR5451
- ISRCTNISRCTN no longer applicable
- Date ISRCTN created
- date ISRCTN requested
- Date Registered NTR2-sep-2015
- Secondary IDsNL51113.042.15 METc UMCG
- Public TitleOnline intervention for improving body satisfaction
- Scientific TitleDoes body satisfaction improve in adolescents with an eating disorder due to an online training based on evaluative conditioning?
- hypothesisThe aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of a brief computer intervention to improve body satisfaction and self-esteem in a clinical population of adolescents with an eating disorder. We will examine whether the intervention is effective (a) in adolescents with an eating disorder and (b) as online intervention.
- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedEating disorders, Self concept
- Inclusion criteria> Patients who are dissatisfied with their body and who would like to receive treatment for this
> Patients who were diagnosed at the start of their treatment at usual with Anorexia Nervosa, Boulimia Nervosa or eatings disorder not otherwise specified
> Patients of 12 years or older can participate
> Only patients with a normal weight or slight overweight can participate (BMI adjusted to growth curve, "adjusted BMI" of 85 to 140, which is similar to a BMI of 18.5 to 30 in adults, Van Winckel & Van Mil, 2001). In case of anorexia nervosa this means that patients first should have gained weight.
- Exclusion criteria> Non-Dutch speaking patients
> Patients who are no longer dissatisfied with their bodies
> Patients with obesity (adjusted BMI > 140)
> Patients with underweight (adjusted BMI < 85)
> Patients who do not want to be randomized
- mec approval receivedyes
- multicenter trialno
- randomisedyes
- masking/blindingDouble
- controlActive
- groupCrossover
- Type2 or more arms, randomized
- Studytypeintervention
- planned startdate 1-sep-2015
- planned closingdate1-mrt-2017
- Target number of participants51
- InterventionsThis innovative computertraining is based on conditioning principles and learns participants to associate their body with positive, accepting social feedback.
- Primary outcomeThe primary outcome measures of the study are body satisfaction measured with the:
Body Image States Scale (BISS)
Subscales weight and shape concerns of the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q)
Automatic body evaluation measured with the Implicit Association Test (IAT)
And general self-esteem measured with the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES).
- Secondary outcomeIn addition, we study the effects of the intervention on general treatment success:
Severity of eating disorder symptoms measured with the total scores and subscales restraint and eating concerns of the EDE-Q.
Positive aspects of body image measured with the short version of the Body Appreciation Scale (BAS).
Social aspects of body image measured with the Perceptions of Social Approval for Appearance (PSAA).
Tendency to social comparison measured with the Physical Appearance Comparison Scale (PACS).
Ideal body image is measured with the Contour Drawing Rating Scale (CDRS).
- TimepointsPre, post, 3 weeks FU, 11 weeks FU. For the control group there is an extra assessment after halve of the training.
- Trial web site
- statusopen: patient inclusion
- Sponsor/Initiator Accare, Child-and adolescent psychiatry Centre for Eating disorders
- Funding
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- Brief summary
- Main changes (audit trail)
- RECORD2-sep-2015 - 22-nov-2015

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