Trial record 3 of 25 for:    "Trichotillomania"

Efficacy of COMB (Comprehensive Behavioral) Model of Treatment of Trichotillomania

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified June 2013 by American University
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Trichotillomania Learning Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
David A. F. Haaga, American University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01878110
First received: June 10, 2013
Last updated: June 12, 2013
Last verified: June 2013
  Purpose

This pilot study is being conducted in order to help make the case for later, more systematic research on the effectiveness of the Comprehensive Behavioral (COMB) model of treating trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling). The goals are to standardize COMB treatment techniques in the form of a clear written manual for therapists; determine whether therapists can use these guidelines in a consistent manner in making treatment decisions; develop and test the reliability of measures of how well therapists are conducting the treatment; and collect preliminary data on the acceptability of the treatment to patients.


Condition Intervention
Trichotillomania
Hair-Pulling Disorder
Behavioral: COMB

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment Development Study of the COMB Model of Trichotillomania

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by American University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Hairpulling Scale (MGH-HS) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Improvement in hair pulling symptoms


Estimated Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: January 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: COMB Behavioral: COMB

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Primary Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) diagnosis of Trichotillomania (TTM)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current suicidality or severe depression
  • Current psychosis
  • Current alcohol or substance abuse
  • Concurrent psychotherapy for TTM
  • Psychotropic meds (for any disorder) that have not been stable for >4 weeks
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01878110

Locations
United States, District of Columbia
American University Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Contact: David Haaga, PhD       dhaaga@american.edu   
Contact: Martha Falkenstein       mf0136a@student.american.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
American University
Trichotillomania Learning Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: David A. F. Haaga, Professor of Psychology, American University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01878110     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TLC COMB Pilot Study, TLC
Study First Received: June 10, 2013
Last Updated: June 12, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by American University:
Trichotillomania
Hair pulling
Behavior therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Trichotillomania
Impulse Control Disorders
Mental Disorders

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 29, 2014