Clinical Trials For Eating Disorders

We have talked about the possibility of getting affordable treatments and one of the ways I haven’t talked about is participating in a clinical trial. Some are only for local residents, while others will pay for transportation and lodging as well. Most importantly, you are generally receiving some form of medical evaluation and perhaps treatment at a very reduced cost, or for free. Look for clinical trials in your area of interest at www.ClinicalTrials.gov. You may even get reimbursed for your time.
These trials are currently enrolling:
A Relapse Prevention Program for Reducing Relapse and Fear of Food in People With Anorexia Nervosa
This study will compare the effectiveness of two types of psychotherapy, a relapse prevention program and cognitive behavioral therapy, in reducing relapse and fear of eating situations in people with anorexia nervosa
New York State Psychiatric Institute
New York, NY 10032
United States

Primary Contact:
Eating Disorders Clinic
Email: edru@pi.cpmc.columbia.edu
Phone: 212-543-5739

Uniting Couples in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa
Patients receive comprehensive eating disorder treatment at the UNC Eating Disorders Outpatient Program in addition to couples therapy. Eligibility: Participants may be eligible if they are 18 or older, have anorexia nervosa and are currently living with a partner with whom they have been in a committed relationship for at least a year. The partner must also be willing to enter treatment.
UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
United States

Primary Contact:
Emily Pisetsky, BA
Email: ucan@unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-3065
Treatment for Binge-eating Disorder
The University of Chicago is looking for women to participate in a study to evaluate the treatment options available to women living with binge eating disorder. Binge-Eating Disorder is a significant public health problem for women. Despite this, there is limited research on how best to treat this disorder at varying levels of severity. The purpose of this NIMH-funded study is to enroll individuals in a brief form of cognitive-behavior therapy. If more intense treatment is needed, individuals will be randomly assigned to more intensive group and individual treatments (Cognitive-Behavior Therapy or Dialectical Behavior Therapy). Both of these treatments are talking therapies that have been adapted for women living with binge-eating disorder and are free of charge.
University of Chicago Hospital
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Primary Contact:
Karla Fettich, MA
Email: kfettich@yoda.bsd.uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-9120

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