The Effectiveness Of Auricular Acupressure On Body Weight Parameters On Patients With Schizophrenia

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2010 by TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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Information provided by:
TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01167348
First received: July 16, 2010
Last updated: July 22, 2010
Last verified: July 2010

July 16, 2010
July 22, 2010
June 2010
August 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Using Body weight scale (kilogram) and checking body weight for all participants [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
all participants are going to be measured body weight per week for 2 months.
Same as current
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  • waist circumference [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    All participants are going to be measured waist circumference per week for 2 months.
  • Fat percentage by using bio-Impedance Analysis(Tanita-519 machine) [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    All participants will be measured fat percentage by BIA(Tanita-519) per 2 months.
Same as current
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The Effectiveness Of Auricular Acupressure On Body Weight Parameters On Patients With Schizophrenia
The Effectiveness Of Auricular Acupressure On Body Weight Parameters On Patients With Schizophrenia

The purpose of this study is to examine whether auricular acupressure is effective in reducing body weight, waist circumference, or lipid profile.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Schizophrenia
  • Obesity
Procedure: auricular acupressure
Investigator will put a tape with a 0.5mmx0.5mm seed on the specific positions on the ear of participants of intervention group, and participants will be asked to press these specific positions 3 times a day.
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Recruiting
86
August 2010
August 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. ICD:295,living in chronic ward for more than 2 month
  2. Body Mass Index (BMI) >or=24
  3. Age between 20 to 60
  4. Psychotic status stable and can communicate

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Unstable psychotic status
  2. Participants who have endocrine disease
  3. Participants who have cardiac disease
  4. Participants who have immunological disease
  5. Participants who have liver or renal function impairment
  6. Pregnant woman or in milking stage
  7. Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) stroke and disability
  8. Participant who attends weight control programs in recent 3 months
  9. Any conditions that clinical doctors refuse to let join in this study
Both
20 Years to 60 Years
No
Contact: Han-Yi Ching, MD 886911587276 HYChing@mail.ttpc.doh.gov.tw
Taiwan
 
NCT01167348
Tsaotun Psychiatric Center
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Han-Yi Ching, Psaotun psychiatric center,department of health
TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan
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Principal Investigator: Ching Han-Yi, MD Tsaotun Psychiatric Center
TsaoTun Psychiatric Center, Department of Health, Taiwan
July 2010

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