Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
22/07/2005
Date assigned
22/07/2005
Last edited
12/06/2015
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof C G Fairburn

ORCID ID

Contact details

University of Oxford
Warneford Hospital
University Department of Psychiatry
Oxford
OX33 1JT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1865 226479
credo@medsci.ox.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

046386

Study information

Scientific title

A comparison of two psychological treatments for severe eating disorders

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. To test theories regarding what processes cause clinical eating disorders to persist.
2. To evaluate the relative effectiveness of two different psychological treatments for severe eating disorders.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Eating disorders

Intervention

Randomised controlled trial with embedded psychological tests.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Standardised measures of eating disorder features
2. General psychiatric symptoms
3. Psychosocial impairment

Secondary outcome measures

No secondary outcome measures

Overall trial start date

01/10/2001

Overall trial end date

30/09/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Patients with any type of severe eating disorder
2. 18 to 60 years
3. Living in central Oxfordshire or Leicestershire
4. Available for treatment

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Patients who have been previously exposed to either of the two treatments
2. Pregnancy

Recruitment start date

01/10/2001

Recruitment end date

30/09/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University of Oxford
Oxford
OX33 1JT
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

University of Oxford (UK)

Sponsor details

University Offices
Wellington Square
Oxford
OX1 2JD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1865 270143
research.services@admin.ox.ac.uk

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

http://www.ox.ac.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Wellcome Trust (UK) (grant ref: 046386)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

international

Location

United Kingdom

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2009 results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19074978
2015 results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26000757

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Fairburn CG, Cooper Z, Doll HA, O'Connor ME, Bohn K, Hawker DM, Wales JA, Palmer RL, Transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with eating disorders: a two-site trial with 60-week follow-up., Am J Psychiatry, 2009, 166, 3, 311-319, doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2008.08040608.

  2. Results

    Fairburn CG, Bailey-Straebler S, Basden S, Doll HA, Jones R, Murphy R, O'Connor ME, Cooper Z, A transdiagnostic comparison of enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT-E) and interpersonal psychotherapy in the treatment of eating disorders, Behav Res Ther, 2015 , 70, 64-71, doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2015.04.010.

Additional files

Editorial Notes