Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
27/11/2002
Date assigned
27/11/2002
Last edited
01/07/2013
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

Dr Giuseppe Riva

ORCID ID

Contact details

Applied Technology for Neuro-Psychology Laboratory
Istituto Auxologico Italiano
Casella Postale 1
Verbania
28900
Italy
+39-0323-514278
auxo.psylab@auxologico.it

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

European Project IST 2000-25323

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

VEPSY-UPDATED

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration.

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder and obesity

Intervention

A phase III trial with parallel design that seeks to compare the effect of a Virtual Reality based treatment with two other treatments (cognitive-behavioral approach and nutritional approach) and a waiting-list group

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration.

Overall trial start date

01/04/2002

Overall trial end date

30/04/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Female patients
2. Diagnosis of 'Eating Disorders' (following the criteria of the Diagnostical and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, edition IV) or 'Obesity'
3. 18-50 years

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration.

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration.

Recruitment start date

01/04/2002

Recruitment end date

30/04/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Italy

Trial participating centre

Applied Technology for Neuro-Psychology Laboratory
Verbania
28900
Italy

Sponsor information

Organisation

Applied Technology for Neuro-Psychology Lab, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Istituto Scientifico San Giuseppe (Hospital)

Sponsor details

Via Cadorna 90
Piancavallo (Verbania)
Casella Postale 1 28900
Italy
+39 0323 514278
auxo.psylab@auxologico.it

Sponsor type

Not defined

Website

http://www.atnplab.com and http://www.vepsy.com

Funders

Funder type

Not defined

Funder name

European Project IST-2000-25323 (http://www.vepsy.com)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

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

1. Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16901250
2. 2013 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23759286

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Riva G, Bacchetta M, Cesa G, Conti S, Castelnuovo G, Mantovani F, Molinari E, Is severe obesity a form of addiction? Rationale, clinical approach, and controlled clinical trial., Cyberpsychol Behav, 2006, 9, 4, 457-479, doi: 10.1089/cpb.2006.9.457.

  2. Results

    Cesa GL, Manzoni GM, Bacchetta M, Castelnuovo G, Conti S, Gaggioli A, Mantovani F, Molinari E, Cárdenas-López G, Riva G, Virtual reality for enhancing the cognitive behavioral treatment of obesity with binge eating disorder: randomized controlled study with one-year follow-up., J. Med. Internet Res., 2013, 15, 6, e113, doi: 10.2196/jmir.2441.

Additional files

Editorial Notes